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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Dichanthelium strigosum (Muhl. ex Ell.) Freckmann var. glabrescens
(Griseb.) Freckmann
Glabrescent roughhair witchgrass

Dichanthelium strigosum
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States and the West Indies.

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Secure

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Recorded as Present in Error

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

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

Other data on Dichanthelium strigosum var. glabrescens available from :


Dichanthelium strigosum var. glabrescens 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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Dichanthelium strigosum
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Dichanthelium strigosum
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Dichanthelium strigosum
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.

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