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Eleocharis elongata Chapm.
Slim spikerush

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

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

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Eleocharis elongata has been found in the following 9 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Matanzas Pass Preserve Present Native
Nicodemus Slough Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native

Eleocharis elongata has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Eleocharis elongata has been found in the following habitat :
Swale