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Scleria georgiana Core. Georgia Nutrush. Phen: Jun-Aug. Hab: Pine savannas, cypress savannas, depression meadows, mostly on the outer Coastal Plain. Dist: E. NC south to s. FL, west to TX; and in the West Indies, Central and South America.

ID notes: In Scleria georgiana, the stems are slender, 1.5 feet tall, with small terminal spikelet clusters. It closely resembles S. baldwinii, but it differs in being smaller in nearly all aspects, including seeds (2-3 mm long vs. 3-4 mm long in S. baldwinii).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = ETx1, FNA23, GW1, K1, K3, K4, RAB, Tx, WH3, Fairey (1967); = Scleria gracilis Elliott – S, S13, name preoccupied

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW
  • Great Plains: FACW

Heliophily ?: 8

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image of plant© Scott Ward | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie | Original Image ⭷
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