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Oplismenus hirtellus (L.) P. Beauv. subsp. setarius
(Lam.) Mez.
Woodsgrass, Basketgrass

Oplismenus hirtellus
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America, South America and the Old World.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Apparently Secure

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Oplismenus hirtellus subsp. setarius has been found in the following 57 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
A.D. 'Doug' Barnes Park Present Native
Alice C. Wainwright Park Present Native
Arch Creek Addition Present Native
Arch Creek Park Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Bill Sadowski Park Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Regional Park Present Native
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Native
Castellow Hammock parcel 33 Present Native
Castellow Hammock Park Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Dolphin Center and Dolphin Center Addition Present Native
Doris Davis Forman Wilderness Preserve Natural Area Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Enchanted Forest Park Present Native
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Fisheating Creek Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Fuchs Hammock Preserve Present Native
Greynolds Park Present Native
Harden Hammock Present Native
Hattie Bauer Hammock Present Native
Hickey Creek Mitigation Park Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Kendall Indian Hammocks Park Present Native
Kendalwood Present Native
Koreshan State Historic Site Present Native
LaBelle Nature Park Present Native
Lake Okeechobee Ridge Present Native
Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Present Native
Loveland Hammock Present Native
Lucille Hammock Present Native
Matheson Hammock Park Present Native
Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area - FWC, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Pine Island Ridge Natural Area Present Native
R. Hardy Matheson Preserve Present Native
Rocky Point Hammock Present Native
Rolling Oaks Park Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Sewell Park Present Native
Silver Palm Hammock Present Native
Simpson Park Present Native
St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park Present Native
Twin Rivers Present Native
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Oplismenus hirtellus subsp. setarius has been found in the following 8 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Oplismenus hirtellus subsp. setarius has been found in the following 6 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Floodplain Forest
Maritime Hammock
Mesic Hammock
Prairie Hammock
Rockland Hammock

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Oplismenus hirtellus
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Oplismenus hirtellus
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
Oplismenus hirtellus
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Oplismenus hirtellus
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Oplismenus hirtellus
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Oplismenus hirtellus
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Oplismenus hirtellus
Copyright by: George D. Gann
In habitat, Tree Tops Park
Oplismenus hirtellus
Copyright by: Shirley Denton