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Schoenocaulon dubium (Michx.) Small
Feather-shank, Florida feathershank

Schoenocaulon dubium
Copyright by: Richard Brownscombe

Family: Melanthiaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Endemic to peninsular Florida.

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 images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

Other data on Schoenocaulon dubium available from :

Schoenocaulon dubium has been found in the following 3 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Danforth Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Reported
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native

Schoenocaulon dubium has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Schoenocaulon dubium has been found in the following 4 habitats :
Mesic Flatwoods
Sandhill
Scrub
Scrubby Flatwoods

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Schoenocaulon dubium
Copyright by: Richard Brownscombe