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Paspalum repens Berg.
Water paspalum

Paspalum repens
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Eastern and central United States, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and 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: Cultivated

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Paspalum repens has been found in the following 10 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Fern Forest Nature Center Reported
Nicodemus Slough Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native

Paspalum repens has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County
Collier County Native
Lee County Native

Paspalum repens has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Wetland
Swamp Lake

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Paspalum repens
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Paspalum repens
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Paspalum repens
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Paspalum repens
Copyright by: Shirley Denton