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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Saccharum officinarum L.
Sugarcane

Saccharum officinarum
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Map of South Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

Map of Florida Keys Locations

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Occasionally cultivated in the Florida Keys.

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Saccharum officinarum has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
National Key Deer Refuge Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only






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Saccharum officinarum
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

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

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