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Vascular Plant Herbarium

Vascular Plant Database Genus Results

Category: Monocots
Family Name: Cyperaceae


Scleria - [maps | photos]

  • Scleria muehlenbergii Steud. (TN Threatened)
    NWI TN: Facultative
    Common Name: Muehlenberg's nut-rush
             • Scleria reticularis Michx. var. pubescens Britton
  • Scleria pauciflora Muhl. ex Willd.
    NWI TN: Facultative +
    Common Name: fewflower nut rush
  • Scleria verticillata Muhl. ex Willd. (TN Special Concern)
    NWI TN: Obligate Wetland
    Common Name: low nut-rush

*Non-native taxon known to be naturalized in Tennessee
All names & statuses follow the Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee (2015).
Click here for a description of rare, threatened, or endangered (RTE) status & National Wetland Indicator (NWI) status.
If you have any questions or comments, please contact Dr. Jessica M. Budke or Margaret Oliver.

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