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Fimbristylis puberula (Michx.) Vahl
Hairy fimbry

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: North America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Fimbristylis puberula available from :

Fimbristylis puberula has been found in the following 13 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Cayo Costa State Park Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Nicodemus Slough Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Preserve Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Fimbristylis puberula has been found in the following 6 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Fimbristylis puberula has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Mesic Flatwoods