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Sporobolus junceus (P. Beauv.) Kunth
Pineywoods dropseed

Sporobolus junceus
Copyright by: George D. Gann

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Apparently Secure

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Sporobolus junceus has been found in the following 36 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Bill Sadowski Park Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Coral Reef Park Present Native
Danforth Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
George N. Avery Pineland Present Native
Goulds Pineland Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Native
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Native
Ludlam Pineland Present Native
Luis Martinez United States Army Reserve Station, Richmond Pine Rocklands Present Native
Miramar Pineland Present Native
Navy Wells Pineland Preserve Present Native
Ned Glenn Nature Preserve Assumed to be Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Pine Shore Preserve Present Native
Porter-Russell Pineland Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Quail Roost Pineland Present Native
Rockdale Pineland Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native
Seminole Wayside Park Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Tamiami Pineland Complex Addition Present Native
Trinity Pineland Present Native
West Biscayne Pineland Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native
Zoo Miami Present Native

Sporobolus junceus has been found in the following 8 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Sporobolus junceus has been found in the following 4 habitats :
Mesic Flatwoods
Pine Rockland
Sandhill
Scrubby Flatwoods

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Sporobolus junceus
Copyright by: George D. Gann
Sporobolus junceus
Copyright by: George D. Gann
Sporobolus junceus
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Sporobolus junceus
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley