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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Axonopus furcatus (Flüggé) Hitchc.
Big carpetgrass

Axonopus furcatus
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States and Cuba.

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Apparently Secure

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: A Doubtfull Record

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Reported only from Curry Hammock State Park (Florida Park Service, 1997). Perhaps a misidentification of Paspalum setaceum.

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Axonopus furcatus has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Curry Hammock State Park A Doubtfull Record






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Axonopus furcatus
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Axonopus furcatus
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley