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Rhynchospora ciliaris (Michx.) C. Mohr
Fringed beaksedge

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Rhynchospora ciliaris has been found in the following 9 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Danforth Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Kiplinger Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native

Rhynchospora ciliaris has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Doubtfully Present
Palm Beach County Native

Rhynchospora ciliaris has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Mesic Flatwoods
Wet Flatwoods