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Eriochloa contracta Hitchc.
Prairie cupgrass

Family: Poaceae

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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Eriochloa contracta has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Eriochloa contracta has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Wetland