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Eleocharis cellulosa Torr.
Gulf Coast spikerush

Eleocharis cellulosa
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
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Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Secure

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Eleocharis cellulosa has been found in the following 41 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
A.D. 'Doug' Barnes Park Present Native
Allapattah Flats Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Native
Biscayne National Park Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area Present Native
Holey Land Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Homestead Bayfront Park Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Mangrove Preserve Present Native
Matheson Hammock Park Present Native
Middle Torch Hammocks Anderson, Lipchak, 3112 Parcels, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Middle Torch Hammocks Parcel 3063, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Milton E. Thompson Park Present Native
National Key Deer Refuge Present Native
Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area - FWC, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Pal-Mar Natural Area Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Riverbend Park Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
South Dade Wetlands Present Native
Southern Glades Present Native
Spoonbill Sound Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Sugarloaf Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Tree Island Park Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Eleocharis cellulosa has been found in the following 9 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Eleocharis cellulosa has been found in the following 15 habitats :
Basin Marsh
Depression Marsh
Disturbed Wetland
Dome Swamp
Floodplain Marsh
Freshwater Tidal Swamp
Marl Prairie
Marsh Lake
River Floodplain Lake
Sinkhole
Slough
Strand Swamp
Swale
Tidal Marsh
Wet Prairie

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Eleocharis cellulosa
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
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Eleocharis cellulosa
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
Eleocharis cellulosa
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Eleocharis cellulosa
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
Eleocharis cellulosa
Copyright by: Shirley Denton