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Habenaria repens Nutt.
Waterspider false reinorchid

Habenaria repens
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Orchidaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Secure

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Not listed

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Habenaria repens has been found in the following 11 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Cypress Knee Slough Preserve Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native

Habenaria repens has been found in the following 7 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Habenaria repens has been found in the following 5 habitats :
Disturbed Wetland
Dome Swamp
Floodplain Marsh
River Floodplain Lake
Strand Swamp

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Habenaria repens
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer