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Eleocharis atropurpurea (Retz.) J. & K. Presl
Purple spikerush

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Recorded as Present in Error

Comments: A misapplied name. Plants previously assigned to E. atropurpurea in South Florida are E. geniculata.

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Eleocharis atropurpurea has been found in the following 7 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Recorded as Present in Error
Dupuis Reserve Recorded as Present in Error
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Recorded as Present in Error
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Recorded as Present in Error
Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Recorded as Present in Error
Matheson Hammock Park Recorded as Present in Error
Miramar Pineland Recorded as Present in Error

Eleocharis atropurpurea has been found in the following 10 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Recorded as Present in Error
Charlotte County Recorded as Present in Error
Collier County Recorded as Present in Error
Hendry County Recorded as Present in Error
Lee County Recorded as Present in Error
Martin County Recorded as Present in Error
Miami-Dade County Recorded as Present in Error
Monroe County (Keys) Recorded as Present in Error
Monroe County (Mainland) Recorded as Present in Error
Palm Beach County Recorded as Present in Error