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Eleocharis vivipara Link
Viviparous spikerush

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Eleocharis vivipara has been found in the following 5 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Dupuis Reserve Reported
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area Reported
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native

Eleocharis vivipara has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Glades County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County

Eleocharis vivipara has been found in the following 4 habitats :
Basin Marsh
Depression Marsh
Disturbed Wetland
Wet Flatwoods