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Zoysia matrella (L.) Merr. var. matrella
Manila templegrass, Manilagrass

Zoysia matrella
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and Martin Counties, Florida website.

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Map of Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Zoysia matrella var. matrella has been found in the following 8 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Biscayne National Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Reported
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Everglades National Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Greynolds Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Doubtfully Present
Oleta River State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized

Zoysia matrella var. matrella has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Hendry County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized

Zoysia matrella var. matrella has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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