Cyperus species 1 . Phen: Jul-Oct. Hab: Infrequent to locally abundant (following soil disturbance) on Florida scrub, stabilized dunes, and sandridges, generally on open white sands, near the coast but also inland on riverine (and aeolian?) dunes. Dist: Se. VA south to s. FL, west to s. MS.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Taxonomy Comments: Previously, this plant has been variously included within the concepts of C. retrorsus, C. retrorsus var. nashii, or C. nashii. Under study by Richard Carter.
Synonymy: = Cyperus diminutus R.Carter; < Cyperus nashii Small – S; < Cyperus retrorsus Chapm. – C, FNA23, G, RAB, Va, WH3; < Cyperus retrorsus Chapm. var. nashii (Britton) Fernald – F