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Sorghum halepense (L.) Pers.
Johnson grass

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

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Map of Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Sorghum halepense has been found in the following 30 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Black Creek Forest Present Not Native, Naturalized
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Not Native, Naturalized
Chapman Field Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Eachus Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Everglades National Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Florida City Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Not Native, Naturalized
Fuchs Hammock Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Gopher Tortoise Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Harden Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Ingram Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Loveland Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Lucille Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Matheson Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Meissner Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Navy Wells Pineland Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Nicodemus Slough Present Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Drive Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Pine Jog Environmental Sciences Center Present Not Native, Naturalized
Porter-Russell Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Riverbend Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Sunny Palms Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Trinity Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized

Sorghum halepense has been found in the following 7 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Collier County Not Native, Naturalized
Glades County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Mainland) Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Sorghum halepense has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Sorghum halepense
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.
Sorghum halepense
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.
Sorghum halepense
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.
Sorghum halepense
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr