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Coelorachis rugosa (Nutt.) Nash
Wrinkled jointtail grass

Coelorachis rugosa
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States and Cuba.


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SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not 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 1966 on Key Largo by Ann Bellenger (476, FTG).

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Coelorachis rugosa
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Coelorachis rugosa
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