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Zoysia japonica Steud.
Korean templegrass, Japanese lawngrass

Zoysia japonica
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and Martin Counties, Florida website

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Zoysia japonica has been found in the following 4 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Everglades National Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Ludlam Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Matheson Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Zoo Miami Present Not Native, Naturalized

Zoysia japonica has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized

Zoysia japonica has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Zoysia japonica
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website
Zoysia japonica
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website