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Sacciolepis indica (L.) Chase
Indian cupscale

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

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Sacciolepis indica available from :

Sacciolepis indica has been found in the following 23 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Not Native, Naturalized
Danforth Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dupuis Reserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area - FWC, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Pal-Mar Present Not Native, Naturalized
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Not Native, Naturalized
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Riverbend Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized

Sacciolepis indica has been found in the following 6 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Charlotte County Not Native, Naturalized
Collier County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Sacciolepis indica has been found in the following 4 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Disturbed Wetland
Mesic Flatwoods
Wet Flatwoods

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Sacciolepis indica
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.
Sacciolepis indica
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.
Sacciolepis indica
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.
Sacciolepis indica
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Trinius, K.B., Species graminum, vol. 2: (1829) [W.G. Pape]