Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition

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Key to Cuthbertia

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1 Leaves loosely spreading, the leaf blades 4-15 mm wide (as wide as or wider than the opened, flattened sheaths)
1 Leaves erect or ascending, the leaf blades 1-5 mm wide (narrower than the opened, flattened sheaths)
..2 Plants cespitose; roots glabrous to sparsely puberulent; inflorescence bracts scarious and small or to 14 mm long and green; petals 8-10 mm long; [of se. VA south to c. FL peninsula]
..2 Plants not cespitose; roots persistently densely woolly; inflorescence bracts 1-3 (-5) mm long, scarious; petals 9-13 mm long; [of the FL peninsula, disjunct in Gulf County in the FL Panhandle]