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Scleria distans Poir.
Riverswamp nutrush

Scleria distans
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, vol. 29: The botany of the Speke and Grant expedition from Zanzibar to Egypt, t. 110 (1875) [W.H. Fitch]

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

Other data on Scleria distans available from :

Scleria distans has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native

Scleria distans has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Martin County Native


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Scleria distans
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, vol. 29: The botany of the Speke and Grant expedition from Zanzibar to Egypt, t. 110 (1875) [W.H. Fitch]