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Scleria georgiana Core
Slenderfruit nutrush

Scleria georgiana
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States, the West Indies, Mexico and Central America.

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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Scleria georgiana has been found in the following 11 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Riverbend Park Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Scleria georgiana has been found in the following 7 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Scleria georgiana has been found in the following 6 habitats :
Depression Marsh
Disturbed Upland
Disturbed Wetland
Marl Prairie
Mesic Flatwoods
Wet Flatwoods

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Scleria georgiana
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.
Scleria georgiana
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.