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Eragrostis hypnoides (Lam.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.
Teal love grass

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: North America, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

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: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Eragrostis hypnoides available from :

Eragrostis hypnoides has been found in the following 4 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Reported
Dupuis Reserve Reported
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native

Eragrostis hypnoides has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Collier County Native
Glades County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated

Eragrostis hypnoides has been found in the following habitat :
Strand Swamp