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Whip Nutrush

Scleria triglomerata Michx.

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Scleria triglomerata is by far the most common and widespread species of Scleria in the flora region. It exhibits considerable ecologic amplitude, growing in shady woods to open pinelands. Past authors have sometimes separated the species into several, recognizing S. nitida and S. flaccida. Plants that fit all the characteristics of the segregates seem distinctive; apparent intermediates occur.
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Flora of North America Vol. 23: 5, 243, 246, in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Description

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Plants perennial; rhizomes clustered, stout, nodulose, hard. Culms usually in tufts, stout, 40–100 cm, glabrous, somewhat scabrous distally. Leaves: sheaths purplish, not winged, pilose or glabrous; contra-ligules ovate, rarely trigonous; blades linear, ribbed, shorter than culms, 3–9 mm wide, rigid, margins and midrib scabrous, sometimes slightly pubescent. Inflorescences terminal and axillary, fasciculate; fascicles 3, 15–40 × 5–15 mm, each with (1–) 3–10(–12) spikelets (smaller numbers in shade forms); lateral peduncles erect, often becoming filiform and pendulous in deep shade forms; bracts subtending inflorescence leaflike, lanceolate, 3–11 cm, long-acuminate-attenuate, ciliate or glabrous. Spikelets bisexual and staminate (sometimes reduced to few flowers in bisexual spikelets), brown, 3–9 mm; staminate scales ovate-mucronate to lanceolate-acuminate, pistillate scales ovate, midrib excurrent, often awnlike. Achenes sometimes grayish brown, sometimes with dark longitudinal bands, ovoid to subglobose, 2–3 mm, smooth, shining, apex obtuse; hypogynium low, obscurely 3-angled, covered with whitish or brownish, siliceous, papillose-spiculose crust.
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Flora of North America Vol. 23: 5, 243, 246, in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Distribution

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Ont.; Ala., Ark., Conn., Del., D.C., Fla., Ga., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kans., Ky., La., Md., Mass., Mich., Minn., Miss., Mo., Nebr., N.J., N.Y., N.C., Ohio, Okla., Pa., R.I., S.C., Tenn., Tex., Va., W.Va., Wis.
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Flora of North America Vol. 23: 5, 243, 246, in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Flowering/Fruiting

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Fruiting summer.
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Habitat

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Dark woods to open, moist pinelands, meadows, swales, prairies, and savannas; 0–900m.
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Flora of North America Vol. 23: 5, 243, 246, in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Synonym

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Scleria flaccida Steudel; S. nitida Willdenow
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Flora of North America Vol. 23: 5, 243, 246, in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Scleria triglomerata

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Scleria triglomerata, also known as the whip nutrush, is a plant in the sedge family Cyperaceae.[1]

Distribution and habitat

Scleria triglomerata grows naturally throughout the United States and also in Canada. Its habitat is varied, including oak and pine woods, thickets, rocky areas and prairies.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c Thacker, H. (2013). "Scleria triglomerata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2013. Retrieved 27 December 2014.old-form url
  2. ^ a b "Scleria triglomerata Michx". The Plant List. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
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Scleria triglomerata: Brief Summary

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Scleria triglomerata, also known as the whip nutrush, is a plant in the sedge family Cyperaceae.

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