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Eragrostis virginica (Zucc. ex Roemer) Steud.
Coastal love grass

Eragrostis virginica
Copyright by: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
M. F. Baker s.n., FTG

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central United States.

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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Eragrostis virginica has been found in the following 20 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Danforth Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Florida Atlantic University Ecological Site Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
Hickey Creek Mitigation Park Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area Present Native
Koreshan State Historic Site Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Riverbend Park Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native

Eragrostis virginica has been found in the following 6 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Eragrostis virginica has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Disturbed Wetland
Mesic Flatwoods
Wet Flatwoods

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Eragrostis virginica
Copyright by: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
M. F. Baker s.n., FTG