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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Setaria pumila (Poir.) Roem. & Schult.
Yellow bristlegrass, Yellow foxtail

Setaria pumila
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Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

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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: 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 only for Big Pine Key (Franklin, 1968) and the National Key Deer Refuge (Austin et al., 1980).

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Setaria pumila has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
National Key Deer Refuge Reported






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

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