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Halophila engelmannii Aschers.
Engelmann's seagrass

Family: Hydrocharitaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Marine Aquatic

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

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

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: For images, visit the Indian River Lagoon Species Inventory.

Other data on Halophila engelmannii available from :

Halophila engelmannii has been found in the following 4 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Dry Tortugas National Park Present Native
Everglades National Park Assumed to be Present Native
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native

Halophila engelmannii has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native