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Dichanthium aristatum (Poir.) C.E. Hubbard
Angleton's bluestem

Dichanthium aristatum
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Dichanthium aristatum available from :

Dichanthium aristatum has been found in the following 8 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Bahia Honda State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Everglades National Park Assumed to be Present Not Native, Naturalized
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Navy Wells Pineland #39 Not Native, Naturalized
Navy Wells Pineland Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Sunny Palms Pineland Recorded as Present in Error

Dichanthium aristatum has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Dichanthium aristatum has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Dichanthium aristatum
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.
Dichanthium aristatum
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Kunth, K.S., Distribution méthodique de la famille des Graminées, Plates, t. 96 (1835)