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Vascular Plants of State Parks in the Florida Keys

Stenotaphrum secundatum (Walt.) Kuntze
St. Augustine grass

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Substrate: Terrestrial

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

FISF Comments: For more images, click on the Atlas of Vascular Plants link below.

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

FLORIDA KEYS Cultivated Status: Cultivated

FLORIDA KEYS Comments: Reported in 1913 by John Kunkel Small for coastal sand dunes from the upper Key to the lower Keys.  Widely cultivated and naturalized throughout the Florida Keys.

STATE PARKS Occurrence: Present

STATE PARKS Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

Stenotaphrum secundatum
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Other data on Stenotaphrum secundatum available from :
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Stenotaphrum secundatum has been reported from the following 6 STATE PARKS in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Attwood Addition, Indian Key Historic State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Bahia Honda State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Long Key State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized




Stenotaphrum secundatum has been reported for the following 2 habitats in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Beach Dune
Disturbed Upland


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Stenotaphrum secundatum
Copyright by: Shirley Denton