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Triplasis americana P. Beauv.
Perennial sandgrass

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

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IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Triplasis americana has been found in the following 5 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
County Line Scrub, Miami-Dade County Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Doubtfully Present
Juno Dunes Natural Area Doubtfully Present
Miramar Pineland Doubtfully Present
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native

Triplasis americana has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Doubtfully Present

Triplasis americana has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Scrub
Scrubby Flatwoods