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Tridens eragrostoides (Vasey & Scribn.) Nash
Love grass tridens

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southern United States, Greater Antilles (Cuba), Mexico; in Florida, know only from the Monroe County Keys.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Presumed Extirpated or Extinct in the Wild

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Presumed Extirpated

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

South Florida History and Distribution: Ranked as presumed extirpated in Rare Plants of South Florida (Gann et al. 2002; pp 108-109) based on three collections from 1838 to 1898 from Key West and Upper Matecumbe Key. No new records are known.

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: For an illustration, visit Texas A & M University's Grass Images website. For a specimen image, visit the New York Botanical Garden Virtual Herbarium.

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Tridens eragrostoides has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Monroe County (Keys) Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Monroe County (Mainland) Recorded as Present in Error