Scleria oligantha Michaux. Phen: Jun-Sep. Hab: Dry to moist forests and woodlands, swamp forests. Dist: NJ and MO south to c. peninsular FL and TX; Puerto Rico; Mexico and Central America. Reported as new to MD (Longbottom, Naczi, & Knapp 2016). Also present (perhaps common and overlooked?) in n. GA (Gemma Milly, pers. comm., 2022)
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Other Comments: The long, filiform, arching lateral peduncles are distinctive (but see S. flaccida).
Synonymy: = Ar, C, ETx1, F, FNA23, G, GW1, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mex, Mo1, NcTx, RAB, S, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, Fairey (1967), LeBlond, Tessel, & Poindexter (2015)