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Sporobolus tenuissimus (Mart. ex Schrank) Kuntze
Tropical dropseed

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Sporobolus tenuissimus available from :

Sporobolus tenuissimus has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Sporobolus tenuissimus has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland