Scleria bellii LeBlond. Phen: May-Sep. Hab: Wet pine savannas shallowly underlain by coquina limestone in the Coastal Plain, and apparently in diabase glades and barrens in the Piedmont. Dist: Currently known from scattered sites from NC south to FL and west to TX; disjunct in Mexico and Cuba.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Other Comments: Scleria bellii is associated in the NC Coastal Plain with narrow endemics such as Thalictrum cooleyi, Allium species 1, and Carex lutea. See LeBlond, Tessel, & Poindexter (2015) for additional, detailed information.
Synonymy: = K4, LeBlond, Tessel, & Poindexter (2015); = n/a – FNA23, RAB