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Scleria ciliata Michx. var. curtissii
(Britton) Kessler
Curtiss' nutrush

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States and Cuba.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Scleria ciliata var. curtissii available from :

Scleria ciliata var. curtissii has been found in the following 3 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Goulds Pineland Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Native

Scleria ciliata var. curtissii has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Scleria ciliata var. curtissii has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Coastal Interdunal Swale
Pine Rockland
Wet Flatwoods