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Aristida gyrans Chapm.
Corkscrew threeawn

Aristida gyrans
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and Martin Counties, Florida website.

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States (Florida, Georgia).

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Secure

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SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: This name has been misapplied to plants of A. vilfifolia in the West Indies.

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Recorded as Present in Error

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Florida Keys History and Distribution: A false record. Reported only for John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park (Florida Park Service, 1997).

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Aristida gyrans has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Recorded as Present in Error






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

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

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

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