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Rhynchospora filifolia A. Gray
Threadleaf beaksedge

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States, the West Indies (Cuba) and Central America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Rhynchospora filifolia available from :

Rhynchospora filifolia has been found in the following 8 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Cholee Park Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Grassy Waters Preserve Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native

Rhynchospora filifolia has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Rhynchospora filifolia has been found in the following habitat :
Wet Flatwoods