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Tillandsia pruinosa Sw.
Hoary wild-pine, Fuzzywuzzy airplant

Tillandsia pruinosa
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Bromeliaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Epiphyte

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida, the Greater Antilles, southern Mexico, Central America and South America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Apparently Secure

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Critically Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Other data on Tillandsia pruinosa available from :

Tillandsia pruinosa has been found in the following 8 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Reported
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Recorded as Present in Error
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native

Tillandsia pruinosa has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native

Tillandsia pruinosa has been found in the following habitat :
Strand Swamp

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Tillandsia pruinosa
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Tillandsia pruinosa
Copyright by: George D. Gann