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Rhynchospora fernaldii Gale
Fernald's beaksedge

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

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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Rhynchospora fernaldii has been found in the following 3 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Reported
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native

Rhynchospora fernaldii has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Collier County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Glades County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Lee County Native
Palm Beach County Recorded as Present in Error

Rhynchospora fernaldii has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Dry Prairie
Mesic Flatwoods