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Sacoila lanceolata (Aubl.) Garay var. lanceolata
Leafless beaked lady's-tresses

Sacoila lanceolata
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Orchidaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Florida, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Apparently Secure

State of Florida Status: Threatened

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Not listed

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Other data on Sacoila lanceolata var. lanceolata available from :

Sacoila lanceolata var. lanceolata has been found in the following 13 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Allapattah Flats Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Koreshan State Historic Site Present Native
Pine Jog Environmental Sciences Center Present Native
Pond Apple Slough Natural Area Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Sacoila lanceolata var. lanceolata has been found in the following 7 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Sacoila lanceolata var. lanceolata has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Disturbed Wetland
Mesic Flatwoods

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Sacoila lanceolata
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Sacoila lanceolata
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer