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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Andropogon ternarius Michx.
Splitbeard bluestem

Andropogon ternarius
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central United States.

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Secure

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SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Possibly Extirpated

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Possibly Extirpated

IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status: Possibly Extirpated

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Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Collected in 1965 by George N. Avery on Big Pine Key (s.n., FTG). Also reported for Big Pine Key by Franklin (1968) and for the National Key Deer Refuge by Austin et al. (1980). There are no recent collections (e.g., FTG, USF) or reports for the Florida Keys.

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Andropogon ternarius has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
National Key Deer Refuge Reported




Andropogon ternarius has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Pine Rockland


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Andropogon ternarius
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Andropogon ternarius
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Andropogon ternarius
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Andropogon ternarius
Copyright by: George D. Gann