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Dichanthelium ensifolium (Baldwin ex Ell.) Gould var. ensifolium
Cypress witchgrass

Dichanthelium ensifolium
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Other data on Dichanthelium ensifolium var. ensifolium available from :

Dichanthelium ensifolium var. ensifolium has been found in the following 22 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Bill Sadowski Park Recorded as Present in Error
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Cholee Park Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Danforth Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Kiplinger Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Rocky Point Hammock Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Scrub Oak Park Present Native
Yamato Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native
Zoo Miami Recorded as Present in Error

Dichanthelium ensifolium var. ensifolium has been found in the following 7 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County

Dichanthelium ensifolium var. ensifolium has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Mesic Flatwoods
Wet Flatwoods

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Dichanthelium ensifolium
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Dichanthelium ensifolium
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Dichanthelium ensifolium
Copyright by: Shirley Denton