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Habenaria quinqueseta (Michx.) Eaton
Longhorn false reinorchid

Habenaria quinqueseta
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Orchidaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States, the West Indies, Mexico and Central America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Apparently Secure


SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: In peninsular Florida, south to the Miami Rock Ridge and adjacent prairies, incuding the Long Pine Key area of Everglades National Park, and then disjuct to Big Pine Key in the lower Florida Keys.

Other data on Habenaria quinqueseta available from :

Habenaria quinqueseta has been found in the following 26 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Camp Owaissa Bauer Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Fern Forest Nature Center Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Fuchs Hammock Preserve Doubtfully Present
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Native
Luis Martinez United States Army Reserve Station, Richmond Pine Rocklands Present Native
National Key Deer Refuge Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Navy Wells Pineland Preserve Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Preserve Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Pine Jog Environmental Sciences Center Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Secret Woods Nature Center Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Wild Turkey Strand Preserve Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Habenaria quinqueseta has been found in the following 11 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Recorded as Present in Error

Habenaria quinqueseta has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Disturbed Wetland
Mesic Flatwoods
Pine Rockland

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Habenaria quinqueseta
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Habenaria quinqueseta
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Habenaria quinqueseta
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley