Rhynchospora rariflora (Michaux) Elliott. Phen: Jul-Sep. Hab: Wet pine savannas, seepage bogs in the fall-line Sandhills, bogs in the Piedmont and Mountains. Dist: S. NJ south to s. FL and west to e. TX; rarely inland, as in ec. TN, w. NC, nw. SC, n. GA, etc.; West Indies; Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Other Comments: Resembling R. galeana and R. oligantha, but the spikelets conspicuously smaller.
Synonymy: = Ar, C, ETx1, F, FNA23, G, GW1, K1, K3, K4, RAB, Tx, Va, WH3, Gale (1944), McMillan (2007); = Rynchospora rariflora – S