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Reimarochloa oligostachya (Munro ex Benth.) A.S. Hitchc.
Florida reimargrass

Reimarochloa oligostachya
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Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Peninsular Florida and Cuba. A collection from Alabama probably represents an introduction (Fl. N. Amer. v. 25, 2003)

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

Comments: For an illustration, click on the USDA PLANTS link below.

Other data on Reimarochloa oligostachya available from :

Reimarochloa oligostachya has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Reimarochloa oligostachya has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Collier County Native
Hendry County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Lee County Native
Miami-Dade County Recorded as Present in Error

Reimarochloa oligostachya has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Disturbed Wetland
Strand Swamp

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