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Eustachys glauca Chapm.
Prairie fingergrass, Saltmarsh fingergrass

Eustachys glauca
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area, Broward County, Florida
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Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Secure

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Eustachys glauca available from :

Eustachys glauca has been found in the following 56 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Bahia Honda State Park Recorded as Present in Error
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Biscayne National Park Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Cayo Costa State Park Present Native
Chapman Field Park Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Curry Hammock State Park Recorded as Present in Error
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Delray Oaks Natural Area Present Native
Doris Davis Forman Wilderness Preserve Natural Area Present Native
Dry Tortugas National Park Recorded as Present in Error
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area Present Native
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Native
J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Key West National Wildlife Refuge Recorded as Present in Error
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Native
Little Hamaca Park Recorded as Present in Error
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Lucille Hammock Present Native
Luis Martinez United States Army Reserve Station, Richmond Pine Rocklands Present Native
Matheson Hammock Park Present Native
Military Trail Natural Area Present Native
Milton E. Thompson Park Present Native
Nicodemus Slough Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Addition Present Native
Northrop Pineland 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
Pal-Mar Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Pond Apple Slough Natural Area Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
R. Hardy Matheson Preserve Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
South Dade Wetlands Present Native
Southern Glades Present Native
Tradewinds Park & Stables Present Native
Tree Island Park Present Native
Woodmont Natural Area Doubtfully Present
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Eustachys glauca has been found in the following 7 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Eustachys glauca has been found in the following 8 habitats :
Basin Marsh
Depression Marsh
Disturbed Wetland
Floodplain Marsh
Marl Prairie
Tidal Marsh
Wet Flatwoods
Wet Prairie

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Eustachys glauca
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area, Broward County, Florida
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Eustachys glauca
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area, Broward County, Florida
Eustachys glauca
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Eustachys glauca
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.
Eustachys glauca
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.