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Panicum dichotomiflorum Michx. var. bartowense
(Scribn. & Merr.) Fernald
Hairy fall panic grass

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

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Florida and the West Indies.

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: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Panicum dichotomiflorum var. bartowense available from :

Panicum dichotomiflorum var. bartowense has been found in the following 28 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Native
Bill Sadowski Park Present Native
Biscayne National Park Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Crandon Park Present Native
Curry Hammock State Park Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
Highland Oaks Park Present Native
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Lucille Hammock Present Native
National Key Deer Refuge Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Nicodemus Slough Present Native
Oleta River State Park Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Tree Island Park Present Native
Virginia Key Beach Park and Marine Stadium Present Native

Panicum dichotomiflorum var. bartowense has been found in the following 11 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Panicum dichotomiflorum var. bartowense has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Wetland

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