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Scheuchzeria palustris Linnaeus var. americana Fernald. Pod-grass. Phen: May-Aug. Hab: Sphagnum bogs and fens. Dist: NL (Labrador) and AK south to s. NJ, e. WV (Cranberry Glades, Pocahontas County), sc. PA (Rhoads & Klein 1993; Rhoads & Block 2007), IN, IL, IA, WY, and CA.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Taxonomy Comments: S. palustris var. palustris is Eurasian.

Synonymy: = F, GrPl, Il; = Scheuchzeria americana (Fernald) G.N.Jones; = Scheuchzeria palustris L. ssp. americana (Fernald) Hultén – K1, K3, K4; < Scheuchzeria palustris L. – AqW, C, FNA22, G, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, WV

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL (name change)
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL (name change)
  • Great Plains: OBL (name change)
  • Midwest: OBL (name change)
  • Northcentral & Northeast: OBL (name change)

Heliophily ?: 9

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