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Melinis minutiflora P. Beauv.
Molassesgrass

Melinis minutiflora
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 select IRC data for peninsular Florida

FLEPPC Status: Category II Invasive

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Other data on Melinis minutiflora available from :

Melinis minutiflora has been found in the following 32 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Black Creek Forest Present Not Native, Naturalized
Castellow Hammock parcel 28 Present Not Native, Naturalized
Crandon Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Not Native, Naturalized
Delray Oaks Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dolphin Center and Dolphin Center Addition Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dupuis Reserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Eachus Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Everglades National Park Assumed to be Present Not Native, Naturalized
Florida City Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
George N. Avery Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Goulds Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Harden Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Ingram Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Koreshan State Historic Site Present Not Native, Naturalized
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Luis Martinez United States Army Reserve Station, Richmond Pine Rocklands Present Not Native, Naturalized
Navy Wells Pineland Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Nixon Smiley Pineland Addition Present Not Native, Naturalized
Northrop Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Drive Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Pine Island Ridge Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Quail Roost Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Rockdale Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Seminole Wayside Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Silver Palm Groves Present Not Native, Naturalized
Silver Palm Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Tree Tops Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Trinity Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Tropical Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
West Biscayne Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized

Melinis minutiflora has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Melinis minutiflora has been found in the following 4 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Marl Prairie
Mesic Flatwoods
Pine Rockland

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Melinis minutiflora
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.
Melinis minutiflora
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.
Melinis minutiflora
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.
Melinis minutiflora
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Melinis minutiflora
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley