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Hypoxis juncea Sm.
Fringed Yellow stargrass

Hypoxis juncea
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Hypoxidaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida


SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Other data on Hypoxis juncea available from :

Hypoxis juncea has been found in the following 31 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Blowing Rocks Preserve Present Native
Cedar Point Environmental Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Danforth Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Kiplinger Present Native
Koreshan State Historic Site Present Native
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Military Trail Natural Area Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Pal-Mar Natural Area Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Tilton Present Native
Yamato Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Hypoxis juncea has been found in the following 6 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Hypoxis juncea has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Mesic Flatwoods
Wet Flatwoods

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Hypoxis juncea
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Hypoxis juncea
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Hypoxis juncea
Copyright by: John Bradford