Scleria distans Poiret var. distans . Phen: May-Oct. Hab: Moist sandy or peaty soil of pine savannas and flatwoods, boggy areas, and wet openings along roads. Dist: GA south to s. FL west to TX; West Indies; Mexico, Central and South America; Africa.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Bauters, Larridon, & Goetghebeur (2019); < Scleria distans Poir. – ETx1, FNA23, K3, K4, Mex, WH3, WI; < Scleria hirtella Sw. – GW1, K1, S, Fairey (1967), Kessler (1987), misapplied; ? Scleria nutans Kunth – Tx