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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Dichanthium aristatum (Poir.) C.E. Hubbard
Angleton's bluestem

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

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

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SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

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Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. First observed in 1999 by George D. Gann and Janice A. Duquesnel at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park. Vouchered there in 2003 by Gann, Janice Duquesnel and James G. Duquesnel.

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Dichanthium aristatum has been reported from the following 3 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Bahia Honda State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized




Dichanthium aristatum has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland


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

Dichanthium aristatum
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Kunth, K.S., Distribution méthodique de la famille des Graminées, Plates, t. 96 (1835)