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Paspalum vaginatum

Common Name(s): Online image request form You may recognize this species by its forked pairs of spikelet branches at the tips of relatively tall stems, growing in dense colonies on beaches, salt marsh margins, and brackish, disturbed sites nearly throughout Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). It is eaten by geese, manatees and other wildlife. Its almost identical […]

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Paspalum urvillei

Common Name(s): Online image request form This medium-large grass is commonly found growing in moist, open, disturbed sites nearly throughout the state. It is native to South America and blooms from the spring to fall (Wunderlin, 2003). Vasey grass is a NON-NATIVE grass. stems tufted, to 7 ft. tall; leaf blades long and narrow, to […]

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Paspalum distichum

Common Name(s): Online image request form Knot grass grows in moist to wet areas; wet shores of ponds and streams, and wet prairies. It may also grow along roadsides, in irrigation ditches and canals. It is found throughout Florida and flowers from spring to late fall. Knot grass is a low, running perennial, with extensively […]

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Panicum scabriusculum

Common Name(s): Online image request form This panic grass is rarley found growing in moist hammocks, flatwoods, pond margins and ditches in Duval and Washington counties and the central peninsula. It blooms from spring to fall (Wunderlin, 2003) and can be recognized by the light green bands at each stem node. Wooly panicum is a […]

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Panicum rigidulum

Common Name(s): Online image request form This panic grass is commonly found growing in wet flatwoods, bogs, swamps and disturbed sites nearly throughout Florida. Panicum rigidulum blooms from summer to fall (Wunderlin, 2003). It has a distinctively rigid, dark reddish inflorescence that may be spike-like or its branches may be open and ascending-spreading. Red-top panicum […]

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Neyraudia reynaudiana

Common Name(s): Origin: South Asia1Introduction to Florida: 19162 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 Yes No UF-IFAS Assessment of Non-Native Plants in Florida’s Natural Areas CATEGORY I on the Florida Exotic Pest Plant […]

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Paspalidium geminatum

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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Luziola subintegra

Common Name(s): 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 UF-IFAS Assessment of Non-Native Plants in Florida’s Natural Areas CATEGORY I on the Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council’s (FLEPPC) 2015 List of Invasive […]

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Juncus species

Common Name(s): Online image request form These are the true rushes with more than 20 wetland species in Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). They first may be noticed as clumps of stems growing in crowded stands, 2-5 ft. tall. They grow in saline and freshwater wetlands throughout Florida. Some species have no leaf blades, others have narrow […]

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Juncus megacephalus

Common Name(s): Online image request form Large-headed rush first might be encountered as a stand growing along a wet ditch, or in open water. It can be confused with other large-headed Juncus species, of which there are 21 in Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). In the US, large-headed rush occurs in the south and extends west to […]

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