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Lipocarpha micrantha (Vahl) G. Tucker
Smallflower halfchaff sedge

Lipocarpha micrantha
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Martius, C., Eichler, A.G., Urban, I., Flora Brasiliensis, vol. 2(1): fasicle 3, p. 61, t. 4 (1842) [A. Putterlick]

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Widespread in North America, the West Indies (not Cuba), Mexico, Central America, South America and the Old World.

Map of Florida Locations

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 Lipocarpha micrantha available from :

Lipocarpha micrantha has been found in the following 6 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Cayo Costa State Park Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Nicodemus Slough Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Lipocarpha micrantha has been found in the following 7 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native

Lipocarpha micrantha has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Coastal Interdunal Swale
Disturbed Wetland

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Lipocarpha micrantha
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Martius, C., Eichler, A.G., Urban, I., Flora Brasiliensis, vol. 2(1): fasicle 3, p. 61, t. 4 (1842) [A. Putterlick]