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Eragrostis secundiflora J. Presl. subsp. oxylepis
(Torr.) S.D. Koch
Red Lovegrass

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

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southwestern United States and Mexico (Weakley 2015); apparently spreading as a weed in the southeastern United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Eragrostis secundiflora subsp. oxylepis available from :

Eragrostis secundiflora subsp. oxylepis has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized



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