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Paspalum floridanum Michx.
Florida paspalum

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

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central United States. Classified as a Facultative Wetland plant by both the State of Florida (DEP) and the National Wetland Inventory (FWS).

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 floridanum available from :

Paspalum floridanum has been found in the following 15 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Blowing Rocks Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Danforth Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Doubtfully Present
Nicodemus Slough Present Native
Pine Jog Environmental Sciences Center Present Native
Pond Apple Slough Natural Area Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Tree Island Park Present Native

Paspalum floridanum has been found in the following 6 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native

Paspalum floridanum has been found in the following 5 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Disturbed Wetland
Marl Prairie
Mesic Flatwoods
Pine Rockland

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