Rhynchospora caduca Elliott. Phen: Apr-Sep. Hab: Tidal swamps, pine savannas and flatwoods, hardwood swamps, interdune ponds, acidic meadows and seeps, other wet areas. Dist: E. and c. VA south to s. FL and west to TX, OK, and AR, north in the interior to sc. TN. This species is found at a few sites in the mountains of GA.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Other Comments: See notes under R. miliacea.
Synonymy: = Ar, C, ETx1, F, FNA23, G, GW1, K1, K3, K4, RAB, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, Bridges & Orzell (2023) in Weakley et al. (2023, in press), Gale (1944), McMillan (2007); > Rynchospora caduca – S; > Rynchospora patula A.Gray – S