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Paspalum boscianum Fluegge
Bull paspalum, Bull crowngrass

Paspalum boscianum
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: Eastern and southeastern United States, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and northern South America.

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 Paspalum boscianum available from :

Paspalum boscianum has been found in the following 11 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
County Line Scrub, Miami-Dade County Present Native
Delray Oaks Natural Area Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Grassy Waters Preserve Present Native
Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area Present Native
Twin Rivers Present Native

Paspalum boscianum has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Paspalum boscianum has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Floodplain Forest
Mesic Hammock
Prairie Hammock

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