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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.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Apparently Secure

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Synonyms: Cyperus pedunculatus.

Other data on Remirea maritima available from :

Remirea maritima has been found in the following 18 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Atlantic Dunes Park Present Native
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Native
Blowing Rocks Preserve Present Native
Delray Beach Municipal Beach Present Native
Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park Present Native
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Hollywood North Beach Regional Park Present Native
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Native
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park Present Native
Loggerhead Park Present Native
Ocean Ridge Hammock Park Present Native
Phipps Ocean Park Assumed to be Present Native
Radnor Beach Park Present Native
Red Reef Park, including Gumbo Limbo Nature Center Present Native
South Beach Park Present Native
St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park Present Native
Tamarind Private Dune Present Native
Virginia Key Beach Park and Marine Stadium Present Native

Remirea maritima has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Remirea maritima has been found in the following habitat :
Beach Dune

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Remirea maritima
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Remirea maritima
Copyright by: George D. Gann