Common Name(s): Online image request form The common native, Egyptian paspalidium, might first be encountered as long leaves on tufts of thick stems bent at the base, leaning over swamps, ponds, and wet, disturbed sites along the peninsula and Dixie county (Wunderlin, 2003). It blooms all year. Egyptian paspalidium is a grass. stem tufted, leaning […]
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Common Name(s): Video ID segment (2-3 minutes) Online image request form Bur-reed is a sedge that is occasionally found growing in marshes, wet hammocks, and the edges of ponds and streams from the northern counties south to the central peninsula of Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). It is recognized by its stalk of large spherical bur-like flower […]
Common Name(s): Video ID segment (2-3 minutes) Online image request form This vaulable and common native can form large stands in the water or even on dry banks. It may be confused with torpedo grass, para grass, cupscale grass or blue maidencane. It provides food, protection and nesting materials for wildlife. Maidencane is a grass. […]
Common Name(s): Online image request form The medium-tall salt grass is found in salt and brackish coastal marshes and can grow into large monocultures. It is an important food source for geese and other birds. There is only one species of Distichlis in Florida — and the entire U.S. (Wunderlin, 2003). Salt grass is widely […]
Common Name(s): Video ID segment (2-3 minutes) Online image request form FWC WEED ALERT (PDF) EDIS Publication: Phragmites in Florida by W. A. Overholt, R. Diaz, M. Hanson and D. Williams (2011) Common reed is another very large grass plant, native to Florida. It is occasionally found growing in rivers, lake margins, fresh or brackish […]
Common Name(s): Origin: West Indies, tropical Central and South America 1 Online image request form This species appears on the following legally prohibited plant lists Federal Noxious Weed List Florida Noxious Weed List Florida Prohibited Aquatic Plants List No No No CATEGORY I on the Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council’s (FLEPPC) 2015 List of Invasive […]