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Hemarthria altissima (Poir.) Stapf. & C. E. Hubbard
Limpograss

Hemarthria altissima
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Old World; widely naturalized in the New World.

Map of Florida Locations

FLEPPC Status: Category II Invasive

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Hemarthria altissima has been found in the following 4 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized

Hemarthria altissima has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized

Hemarthria altissima has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Hemarthria altissima
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Hemarthria altissima
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Hemarthria altissima
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr