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Rhynchospora fascicularis (Michx.) Vahl var. fascicularis
Fascicled Beaksedge

Rhynchospora fascicularis
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Bermuda, Southeastern United States, Greater Antilles, Mexico and Central America.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Rhynchospora fascicularis var. fascicularis available from :

Rhynchospora fascicularis var. fascicularis has been found in the following 30 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Cholee Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Danforth Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area Present Native
Kiplinger Present Native
Koreshan State Historic Site Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Nicodemus Slough Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Peck Lake Park Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Pine Jog Environmental Sciences Center Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Rocky Point Hammock Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Tilton Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Rhynchospora fascicularis var. fascicularis has been found in the following 10 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Recorded as Present in Error
Palm Beach County Native

Rhynchospora fascicularis var. fascicularis has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Depression Marsh
Mesic Flatwoods
Wet Flatwoods

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Rhynchospora fascicularis
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website
Rhynchospora fascicularis
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website