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Sacoila lanceolata (Aubl.) Garay var. paludicola
(Luer) Sauleda, Wunderlin & B.F.Hansen
Leafless beaked lady's-tresses

Sacoila lanceolata
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Orchidaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Endemic to South Florida.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Critically Imperiled

State of Florida Status: Threatened

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Critically Imperiled

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. paludicola available from :

Sacoila lanceolata var. paludicola has been found in the following 8 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big and Little George Hammocks Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Grassy Waters Preserve Doubtfully Present
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Secret Woods Nature Center Present Native

Sacoila lanceolata var. paludicola has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Miami-Dade County Native

Sacoila lanceolata var. paludicola has been found in the following 4 habitats :
Mesic Hammock
Prairie Hammock
Rockland Hammock
Strand Swamp

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Sacoila lanceolata
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Sacoila lanceolata
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Sacoila lanceolata
Copyright by: Steven W. Woodmansee