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Juncus repens Michx.
Lesser creeping rush

Juncus repens
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Juncaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States, Cuba and southern Mexico.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Juncus repens available from :

Juncus repens has been found in the following 7 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Dry Tortugas National Park Doubtfully Present
Dupuis Reserve Assumed to be Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park

Juncus repens has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native

Juncus repens has been found in the following 4 habitats :
Basin Marsh
Depression Marsh
Disturbed Wetland
Marl Prairie

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Juncus repens
Copyright by: Shirley Denton