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Paspalum pleostachyum Doell
Tropical paspalum

Paspalum pleostachyum
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 Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Doubtfully Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Paspalum pleostachyum has been found in the following 7 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Biscayne National Park Present Doubtfully Native
Black Point Park and Marina Present Doubtfully Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Doubtfully Native
Lucille Hammock Present Doubtfully Native
Mangrove Preserve Present Doubtfully Native
Ned Glenn Nature Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Snake Creek Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Doubtfully Native

Paspalum pleostachyum has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Doubtfully Native
Miami-Dade County Doubtfully Native
Monroe County (Keys) Doubtfully Native

Paspalum pleostachyum has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Paspalum pleostachyum
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.
Paspalum pleostachyum
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.
Paspalum pleostachyum
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.
Paspalum pleostachyum
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in The journal of the Linnean society, Botany, vol. 27: t. 4 (1891) [J.N. Fitch]