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Piptochaetium avenacoides (Nash) Valencia & Costas
Florida needlegrass

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Endemic to peninsular Florida.

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 History and Distribution: Collected in Collier County in 1986 by Robin Huck (4057 USF).

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Other data on Piptochaetium avenacoides available from :

Piptochaetium avenacoides has been found in the following 3 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier-Seminole State Park Recorded as Present in Error
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Recorded as Present in Error
Prairie/Shell Creek -SWFWMD property Present Native