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Halodule wrightii Aschers.
Shoal-grass, Shoalweed

Halodule wrightii
Copyright by: Janice Duquesnel

Family: Cymodoceaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Marine Aquatic

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

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

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Apparently Secure

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Halodule wrightii has been found in the following 18 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Bahia Honda State Park Present Native
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Native
Biscayne National Park Present Native
Bocilla Preserve Present Native
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park Present Native
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Native
Key West National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Lemon Bay Aquatic Preserve Present Native
Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park Present Native
Long Key State Park Present Native
National Key Deer Refuge Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
West Lake Park/Anne Kolb Nature Center Present Native

Halodule wrightii has been found in the following 7 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Native


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Halodule wrightii
Copyright by: Janice Duquesnel
Halodule wrightii
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden, vol. 62: p. 8, fig. 3 (1975) [J.S.W.]
Halodule wrightii
Copyright by: Janice Duquesnel
Halodule wrightii
Copyright by: Janice Duquesnel