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Habenaria distans Griseb.
Hammock false rein orchid

Habenaria distans
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Orchidaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Peninsular Florida, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

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NatureServe Global Status: Secure

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Critically Imperiled

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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Habenaria distans has been found in the following 4 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Recorded as Present in Error
Picayune Strand State Forest Assumed to be Present Native

Habenaria distans has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native
Lee County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Habenaria distans has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Coastal Berm
Floodplain Marsh
Strand Swamp

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Habenaria distans
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer