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Juncus dichotomus Elliott
Forked rush

Family: Juncaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central United States, the West Indies (Jamaica), Mexico, Central America and South America.

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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Juncus dichotomus has been found in the following 6 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Miramar Pineland Present Native
Riverbend Park Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native

Juncus dichotomus has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Hendry County Native
Martin County Native

Juncus dichotomus has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Disturbed Wetland
Mesic Flatwoods