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Rhynchospora wrightiana Boeckeler
Wright’s beaksedge

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States and the Greater Antilles (not Jamaica).

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 Rhynchospora wrightiana available from :

Rhynchospora wrightiana has been found in the following 5 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Reported

Rhynchospora wrightiana has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Rhynchospora wrightiana has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Depression Marsh
Disturbed Wetland
Wet Flatwoods