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Gymnopogon chapmanianus Hitchc.
Chapman's skeleton grass

Gymnopogon chapmanianus
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Florida and Georgia.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Vulnerable

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Rare

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Gymnopogon chapmanianus has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Reported

Gymnopogon chapmanianus has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Lee County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Gymnopogon chapmanianus has been found in the following habitat :
Scrub

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Gymnopogon chapmanianus
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Gymnopogon chapmanianus
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Gymnopogon chapmanianus
Copyright by: Shirley Denton