Scleria ciliata Michaux var. elliottii (Chapman) Fernald. Phen: May-Sep. Hab: Pine savannas, pine flatwoods, pine-oak woodlands, meadows, bogs, and clay-based Carolina bays, typically on loamy sands. Dist: VA south to FL, west to TX, MO, OK.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Taxonomy Comments: The descriptions of S. elliottii in S and of S. ciliata Michaux var. elliottii (Chapman) Fernald in F do not include the entity here treated as S. bellii.
Synonymy: = ETx1, F, FNA23, GrPl, WI, Fairey (1967), LeBlond, Tessel, & Poindexter (2015); = Scleria elliottii Chapm. – S, Va; < Scleria ciliata Michx. – C, G, GW1, K3, K4, Mo1, NcTx, RAB, Tx, W, WH3; < Scleria ciliata Michx. var. ciliata – K1