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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
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Creeping Leafstalk Grass
Also known as Pharus glabra
|Size:||About 3ft tall.|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Habitats:||Limestone influenced hammocks including Indian mounds.|
|Light:||Part Shade, Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Short very dry periods|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.|
|Salt Spray Tolerance:||Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray|
|Soil/Substrate:||Humus (organic, upland), Lime rock, Sand|
Likely dispersed by birds or mammals (https://core.ac.uk/download/pdf/154505794.pdf).