Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Scleria oligantha Michaux. Few-flowered Nutrush. Phen: Jun-Sep. Hab: Dry to moist forests and woodlands, swamp forests. Dist: NJ and MO south to c. peninsular FL and TX; Puerto Rico; Mexico and Central America. Reported as new to MD (Longbottom, Naczi, & Knapp 2016).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, ETx1, F, FNA23, G, GW1, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mo1, NcTx, RAB, S, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, Fairey (1967), LeBlond, Tessel, & Poindexter (2015)

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