Plants of the Florida Keys · Plants by Conservation Areas · Plants by Habitat
Quick Search · Advanced Search · Go to the FISF

Please scroll to the bottom for more images.


Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Aristida floridana (Chapm.) Vasey
Key West threeawn

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida and southern Mexico (Yucatan peninsula).

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Assumed to be Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

FISF Comments: For another image, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Native

IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status: Critically Imperiled

Florida Keys History and Distribution: First collected between 1838 and 1853 by John Loomis Blodgett on the island of Key West. First published by Chapman in 1860 as Streptachne floridana. However, not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Rediscovered in the lower Florida Keys by George N. Avery in 1965. For more information on A. floridana in the Florida Keys, see IRC's species account.

NEW LINKS TO FLORISTIC WEBSITES





Aristida floridana
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Other data on Aristida floridana available from :
Institute for Regional Conservation
IRC Species Account
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Aristida floridana has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Little Hamaca Park Present Assumed to be Native




Aristida floridana has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland


All Images:

Aristida floridana
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Aristida floridana
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley