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Eleocharis nigrescens (Nees) Steud.
Black spikerush

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Eleocharis nigrescens has been found in the following 4 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Dupuis Reserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized

Eleocharis nigrescens has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Not Native, Naturalized
Collier County Not Native, Naturalized
Glades County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Eleocharis nigrescens has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Mesic Flatwoods