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Fuirena pumila (Torrey) Sprengel. Dwarf Umbrella-sedge. Phen: Jul-Oct. Hab: Depression ponds, savannas, ditches, other wet habitats. Dist: Primarily a species of the Southeastern Coastal Plain, ranging from se. MA south to s. FL and west to TX, and also disjunct in the lowlands around the Great Lakes (as in n. IN and s. MI).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Ar, C, ETx1, F, FNA23, G, GW1, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, RAB, Tat, Va, WH3, Kral (1978a); = Fuirena scirpoidea Michx. – Il, misapplied; = Fuirena squarrosa Michx. – S, misapplied; = Fuirena squarrosa Michx. var. squarrosa – S13, misapplied

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Wetland Indicator Status:

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

Heliophily ?: 9

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