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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Paspalum urvillei Steud.
Vasey grass

Paspalum urvillei
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Reported

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 for Bahia Honda State Park by Hammer (1991) and others, but there are no vouchers or other observations for the Florida Keys.

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Paspalum urvillei has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Bahia Honda State Park Reported






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Paspalum urvillei
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Paspalum urvillei
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Paspalum urvillei
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Paspalum urvillei
Copyright by: Shirley Denton