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Rhynchospora miliacea (Lam.) A. Gray
Millet beaksedge

Rhynchospora miliacea
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: Southeastern United States and Greater Antilles (Cuba, Jamaica).

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 miliacea available from :

Rhynchospora miliacea has been found in the following 16 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Doris Davis Forman Wilderness Preserve Natural Area Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Grassy Waters Preserve Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native

Rhynchospora miliacea has been found in the following 7 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Rhynchospora miliacea has been found in the following 7 habitats :
Blackwater Stream
Dome Swamp
Floodplain Forest
Floodplain Swamp
Hydric Hammock
Mesic Hammock
Strand Swamp

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