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Luziola fluitans (Michx.) Terrell & H. Robins.
Water grass, Southern watergrass

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Freshwater Aquatic

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States and Mexico.

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

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Other data on Luziola fluitans available from :

Luziola fluitans has been found in the following 10 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Babcock Ranch Preserve Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Present Native
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
Nicodemus Slough Present Native
Tree Tops Park Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Wild Turkey Strand Preserve Present Native

Luziola fluitans has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native

Luziola fluitans has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Wetland
Floodplain Marsh