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Rhynchospora filifolia A. Gray
Threadleaf beaksedge

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States, the West Indies (Cuba) 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

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Other data on Rhynchospora filifolia available from :

Rhynchospora filifolia has been found in the following 10 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Cholee Park Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Grassy Waters Preserve Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Wild Turkey Strand Preserve Present Native

Rhynchospora filifolia has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Rhynchospora filifolia has been found in the following habitat :
Wet Flatwoods