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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Zoysia matrella (L.) Merr. var. matrella
Manila templegrass, Manilagrass

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

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

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

Map of Florida Keys Locations

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

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Zoysia matrella var. matrella has been reported from the following 2 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Biscayne National Park, Florida Keys Section Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Reported




Zoysia matrella var. matrella has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland


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

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

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