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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Habenaria quinqueseta (Michx.) Eaton
Longhorn false reinorchid

Habenaria quinqueseta
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Orchidaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States, the West Indies, Mexico and Central America.

NatureServe Global Status: Apparently Secure

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Not listed

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: In peninsular Florida, south to the Miami Rock Ridge and adjacent prairies, incuding the Long Pine Key area of Everglades National Park, and then disjuct to Big Pine Key in the lower Florida Keys.

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Possibly Extirpated

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Possibly Extirpated

IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status: Possibly Extirpated

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Reported in 1913 by John Kunkel Small for pinelands in the lower Keys. We consider this native to but possibly extirpated on Big Pine Key in the lower Keys.

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Habenaria quinqueseta has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
National Key Deer Refuge Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated




Habenaria quinqueseta has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Pine Rockland


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Habenaria quinqueseta
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Habenaria quinqueseta
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Habenaria quinqueseta
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley