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Polygonella gracilis Meisn.
Tall jointweed

Polygonella gracilis
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Polygonaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Southeastern United States

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Polygonella gracilis has been found in the following 9 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Blazingstar Preserve Recorded as Present in Error
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Danforth Recorded as Present in Error
Don Pedro Island State Park Present Native
Florida Atlantic University Ecological Site Recorded as Present in Error
Fort Lauderdale Ex. Airport Gopher Tortoise Preserve Reported
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Reported
Seacrest Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Tilton Recorded as Present in Error

Polygonella gracilis has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Martin County Recorded as Present in Error
Miami-Dade County Native

Polygonella gracilis has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Pine Rockland
Scrub
Scrubby Flatwoods

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Polygonella gracilis
Copyright by: Shirley Denton