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Uniola paniculata L.
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Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and southeastern United States, the West Indies (Bahamas, Cuba) and eastern Mexico.

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Secure

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Uniola paniculata
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Other data on Uniola paniculata available from :
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Uniola paniculata has been found in the following 42 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Bahia Honda State Park Present Native
Barefoot Beach Preserve Present Native
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Native
Biscayne National Park Reported
Blowing Rocks Preserve Present Native
Cape Romano - Ten Thousand Islands Aquatic Preserve Present Native
Cayo Costa State Park Present Native
Crandon Park Present Native
Curry Hammock State Park Reported
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park Present Native
Don Pedro Island State Park Present Native
Dry Tortugas National Park Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Gasparilla Island State Park Present Native
Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Hollywood North Beach Regional Park Present Native
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Native
J.N. 'Ding' Darling National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park Present Native
John U. Lloyd Beach State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area Present Native
Key West National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Loggerhead Park Present Native
Long Key State Park Present Native
Lovers Key State Park Present Native
Muscara Present Native
National Key Deer Refuge Reported
Ocean Ridge Hammock Park Present Native
Oleta River State Park Present Native
Radnor Beach Park Present Native
Red Reef Park Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
South Beach Park Present Native
Spanish River Park Present Native
St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park Present Native
Stump Pass Beach State Park Present Native
Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Tigertail Beach County Park Present Native
Vanderbilt Beach County Park Present Native
Virginia Key and Marine Stadium Present Native


Uniola paniculata has been found in the following 9 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Native


Uniola paniculata has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Beach Dune
Coastal Grassland


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Uniola paniculata
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Uniola paniculata
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Uniola paniculata
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Uniola paniculata
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Uniola paniculata
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Uniola paniculata
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Uniola paniculata
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley