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Hymenachne amplexicaulis (Rudge) Nees
Trompetilla

Hymenachne amplexicaulis
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Map of Florida Locations

FLEPPC Status: Category I Invasive

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Hymenachne amplexicaulis available from :

Hymenachne amplexicaulis has been found in the following 11 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dupuis Reserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Fisheating Creek Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Nicodemus Slough Present Not Native, Naturalized
Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area - FWC, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Not Native, Naturalized
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized

Hymenachne amplexicaulis has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Not Native, Naturalized
Glades County Not Native, Naturalized
Hendry County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Hymenachne amplexicaulis has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Disturbed Wetland
Strand Swamp
Swale

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Hymenachne amplexicaulis
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.
Hymenachne amplexicaulis
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.
Hymenachne amplexicaulis
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.
Hymenachne amplexicaulis
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Trinius, K.B., Species graminum, vol. 2: (1829) [W.G. Pape]