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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Spartina bakeri Merr.
Sand cordgrass

Spartina bakeri
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Secure

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SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Native

IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status: Critically Imperiled

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Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. We consider this native and extant in the lower Keys.

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Spartina bakeri has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
National Key Deer Refuge Present Native






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Spartina bakeri
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and Martin Counties, Florida website.

Spartina bakeri
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and Martin Counties, Florida website.

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

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