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Eriochloa polystachya Kunth
Caribgrass

Eriochloa polystachya
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Humboldt, F.H.A. von, Bonpland, A., Kunth, K.S., Nova genera et species plantarum, vol. 1: t. 31 (1815) [P.J.F. Turpin]

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

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 polystachya has been found in the following 3 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Dupuis Reserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Riverbend Park Present Not Native, Naturalized

Eriochloa polystachya has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Eriochloa polystachya has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Disturbed Wetland

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Eriochloa polystachya
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Humboldt, F.H.A. von, Bonpland, A., Kunth, K.S., Nova genera et species plantarum, vol. 1: t. 31 (1815) [P.J.F. Turpin]