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Juncus scirpoides Lam.
Needlepod rush

Family: Juncaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Juncus scirpoides available from :

Juncus scirpoides has been found in the following 28 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Gomez Present Native
Grassy Waters Preserve Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area Present Native
Koreshan State Historic Site Present Native
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Native
Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Peck Lake Park Present Native
Pine Jog Environmental Sciences Center Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Rocky Point Hammock Recorded as Present in Error
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Scrub Oak Park Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Vanderbilt Beach County Park Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Juncus scirpoides has been found in the following 6 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Juncus scirpoides has been found in the following 5 habitats :
Basin Marsh
Depression Marsh
Mesic Flatwoods
Scrubby Flatwoods
Wet Flatwoods