Rhynchospora nitens (Vahl) A. Gray. Phen: Jul-Aug. Hab: Wet pine savannas, limesink (doline) ponds, ditches, disturbed wet areas, often weedy. Dist: Primarily a Coastal Plain endemic: MA south to s. FL and west to se. TX; lowlands around the Great Lakes; West Indies, Belize, Nicaragua.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = C, ETx1, FNA23, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NcTx, NE, NY, Va, WH3, McMillan (2007); = Psilocarya nitens (Vahl) Wood – F, G, GW1, RAB, S, Tx