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Elionurus tripsacoides Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.
Pan-American balsamscale

Elionurus tripsacoides
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and Martin Counties, Florida website.

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

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

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Elionurus tripsacoides available from :

Elionurus tripsacoides has been found in the following 18 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
A.D. 'Doug' Barnes Park Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Addition Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Preserve 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
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Quail Roost Pineland Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native

Elionurus tripsacoides has been found in the following 7 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Elionurus tripsacoides has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Marl Prairie
Mesic Flatwoods
Wet Flatwoods

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Elionurus tripsacoides
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and Martin Counties, Florida website.
Elionurus tripsacoides
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.
Elionurus tripsacoides
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and Martin Counties, Florida website.
Elionurus tripsacoides
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.
Elionurus tripsacoides
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.