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Scleria ciliata Michx. var. pauciflora
(Muhl. ex Willd.) Kukenthal
Fewflower nutrush

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern United States and the Greater Antilles.

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. pauciflora available from :

Scleria ciliata var. pauciflora has been found in the following 7 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Reported
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Reported
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Scleria ciliata var. pauciflora has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Lee County Native
Martin County Native

Scleria ciliata var. pauciflora has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Disturbed Wetland
Mesic Flatwoods
Wet Flatwoods