Rhynchospora pusilla Chapman ex M.A. Curtis. Phen: Jun-Sep. Hab: Wet pine savannas, especially in exposed wet sands of disturbed ground, such as roadsides. Dist: E. NC south to s. FL and west to e. TX; West Indies, Mexico (Tabasco, Chiapas), Belize, Guatemala, Nicaragua.
ID notes:Rhynchospora pusilla, Rhynchospora divergens, and Rhynchospora thornei are all small, grass-like plants, very similar in appearance to one another.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = ETx1, FNA23, GW1, K1, K3, K4, Tx, WH3, McMillan (2007); = Rhynchospora intermixta C.Wright – RAB; = Rynchospora intermixta – S