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Echinochloa walteri (Pursh) Heller
Coast cockspur

Echinochloa walteri
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Eastern North America and the West Indies.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Apparently Secure

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Echinochloa walteri has been found in the following 29 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Native
Blowing Rocks Preserve Present Native
Bonair Beach Parcel, Martin County Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Delray Oaks Natural Area Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Present Native
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Fern Forest Nature Center Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
Highland Oaks Park Present Native
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Native
J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Milton E. Thompson Park Present Native
Nicodemus Slough Present Native
Pine Jog Environmental Sciences Center Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Yamato Scrub Natural Area Present Native

Echinochloa walteri has been found in the following 8 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Echinochloa walteri has been found in the following 10 habitats :
Basin Marsh
Depression Marsh
Disturbed Wetland
Dome Swamp
Freshwater Tidal Swamp
River Floodplain Lake
Strand Swamp
Swale
Wet Flatwoods
Wet Prairie

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Echinochloa walteri
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Echinochloa walteri
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Echinochloa walteri
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley