Rhynchospora crinipes Gale. Hab: Sand-clay bars and peaty stream banks of blackwater streams. Dist: Jul-Sep. Sc. NC (Sorrie et al. 1997) through sc. GA to FL Panhandle, west to s. AL; very scattered in occurrence.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Taxonomy Comments: This very rare species is related to R. filifolia, but is a coarser plant, readily distinguishable by characters of the achene, culm, and leaves. Anderson (1988) discusses its systematics, habitat, and rarity.
Synonymy: = FNA23, GW1, K1, K3, K4, WH3, Gale (1944), McMillan (2007); = n/a – RAB