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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Remirea maritima Aubl.

Remirea maritima
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Scattered in southeastern Florida, the West Indies, southern Mexico (Yucatan peninsula), Central America, South America and the Old World tropics.

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Apparently Secure

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Synonyms: Cyperus pedunculatus.

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Reported

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Reported only in 1913 by John Kunkel Small for coastal sand dunes and open hammocks in the upper Keys.

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Remirea maritima
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Remirea maritima
Copyright by: George D. Gann