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Paspalum urvillei Steud.
Vasey grass

Paspalum urvillei
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Map of Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Paspalum urvillei has been found in the following 50 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Bahia Honda State Park Reported
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Blowing Rocks Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Caloosahatchee Regional Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Not Native, Naturalized
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Not Native, Naturalized
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dupuis Reserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Everglades National Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Fern Forest Nature Center Present Not Native, Naturalized
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Highland Oaks Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Lucille Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Matheson Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Milton E. Thompson Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Navy Wells Pineland Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Nicodemus Slough Present Not Native, Naturalized
Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area - FWC, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Pal-Mar Present Not Native, Naturalized
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Not Native, Naturalized
Pine Ridge Sanctuary Present Not Native, Naturalized
Pond Apple Slough Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Porter-Russell Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Riverbend Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Scrub Oak Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Silver Palm Groves Present Not Native, Naturalized
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
South Dade Wetlands Present Not Native, Naturalized
Tree Island Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Warbler Wetland Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized

Paspalum urvillei has been found in the following 7 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Collier County Not Native, Naturalized
Hendry County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

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

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Paspalum urvillei
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Paspalum urvillei
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Paspalum urvillei
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Paspalum urvillei
Copyright by: Shirley Denton