Scleria oligantha

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusScleria
SpeciesScleria oligantha Michx.
Common Namelittlehead nutrush
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Grasslike;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 10.0
C value 10
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4S5] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Breckinridge (KY), Caldwell (KY), Casey (KY), Clinton (KY), Crittenden (KY), Cumberland (KY), Estill (KY), Fleming (KY), Garrard (KY), Grayson (KY), Hardin (KY), Larue (KY), Laurel (KY), Logan (KY), Lyon (KY), McCreary (KY), Marion (KY), Menifee (KY), Nelson (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rowan (KY), Warren (KY), Wayne (KY), Wolfe (KY), Anderson (TN), Benton (TN), Bledsoe (TN), Bradley (TN), Campbell (TN), Carroll (TN), Carter (TN), Cheatham (TN), Claiborne (TN), Clay (TN), Cocke (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), Decatur (TN), Dickson (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Grainger (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hancock (TN), Hardeman (TN), Hardin (TN), Hawkins (TN), Hickman (TN), Humphreys (TN), Knox (TN), Lewis (TN), Lincoln (TN), Loudon (TN), McNairy (TN), Marion (TN), Marshall (TN), Maury (TN), Meigs (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Perry (TN), Polk (TN), Rhea (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Scott (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Sevier (TN), Union (TN), Van Buren (TN), Wayne (TN), White (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, KNK, MDKY, TENN, UCHT, UOS, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1949 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
N/A Powell Kentucky 05 Jun 1990 Ross C. Clark
22473
EKY
Scleria oligantha
31234100092392 Marion Kentucky 22 Jun 1981 Richard H. Hannan
7277
EKY
Scleria oligantha
31234100852258 Powell Kentucky 31 Jul 1988 Ross C. Clark
21726
EKY
Scleria oligantha
31234100729316 Nelson Kentucky 21 Jul 1995 Jerry and Carol Baskin
EKY
Scleria oligantha
31234100092384 Marion Kentucky 18 Jun 1981 Richard H. Hannan
7198
EKY
Scleria oligantha
31234100092491 Grayson Kentucky 17 Jun 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4163
EKY
Scleria oligantha
N/A Powell Kentucky 05 Jun 1990 Ross C. Clark
22473
EKY
Scleria oligantha
N/A Menifee Kentucky 20 Aug 1991 Ross C. Clark
22598
EKY
Scleria oligantha
31234100780061 Menifee Kentucky 07 Jul 2017 Thomas McFadden
564
EKY
Scleria oligantha
31234100092400 Nelson Kentucky 24 Jun 1981 Richard H. Hannan
7365
EKY
Scleria oligantha
31234100092327 Caldwell Kentucky 30 May 1977 Raymond Athey
3737
EKY
Scleria oligantha
31234100092319 Casey Kentucky 18 Jun 1981 Richard H. Hannan
7226
EKY
Scleria oligantha
31234100092293 Breckinridge Kentucky 25 Jul 2009 Landon E. McKinney
10131
EKY
Scleria oligantha
31234100772589 Menifee Kentucky 20 Aug 1991 Ross C. Clark
22598
EKY
Scleria oligantha
31234100092376 Logan Kentucky 12 Jun 1976 Raymond Athey
3412
EKY
Scleria oligantha
31234100092301 Casey Kentucky 16 Jun 1981 Richard H. Hannan
7074
EKY
Scleria oligantha
31234100092475 Knox Tennessee 01 Jul 1989 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Scleria oligantha
31234100092426 Wolfe Kentucky 20 Jul 1991 Richard D. Hyerczyk
169
EKY
Scleria oligantha
31234100092467 Davidson Tennessee 10 Jun 1988 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Scleria oligantha
31234100092368 Estill Kentucky 09 Jun 1981 Richard H. Hannan
6880
EKY
Scleria oligantha
31234100778644 Wolfe Kentucky 09 May 2017 Thomas McFadden
460
EKY
Scleria oligantha
N/A Menifee Kentucky 20 Aug 1991 Ross C. Clark
22598
EKY
Scleria oligantha
31234100092350 Estill Kentucky 10 Jun 1981 Richard H. Hannan
6990
EKY
Scleria oligantha
31234100772555 Powell Kentucky 05 Jun 1990 Ross C. Clark
22473
EKY
Scleria oligantha
BEREA022785 Garrard Kentucky
BEREA
Scleria oligantha
ETSU006047 Carter Tennessee 17 Jun 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Scleria oligantha
31973000011957 Fleming Kentucky
KNK
Scleria oligantha
31973000011958 Wayne Kentucky
KNK
Scleria oligantha
31973000011962 Hardin Kentucky
KNK
Scleria oligantha
31973000011959 Rowan Kentucky
KNK
Scleria oligantha
31973000011961 Laurel Kentucky
KNK
Scleria oligantha
MDKY00003820 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045714 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045653 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045943 Caldwell Kentucky
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045695 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045665 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045668 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045715 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045711 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045716 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045956 Crittenden Kentucky
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045718 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
31973000011960 Rowan Kentucky
KNK
Scleria oligantha
MDKY00003821 Caldwell Kentucky
MDKY
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045702 Lincoln Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045736 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045689 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045679 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045680 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045681 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045726 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045666 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045675 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045671 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045656 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0241369 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045660 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045687 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045684 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045701 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045662 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045944 Logan Kentucky
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0241368 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045688 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045708 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045663 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045725 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045729 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045719 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045693 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045942 Clinton Kentucky
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045732 Wayne Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045699 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045697 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045672 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045710 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045655 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045677 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045686 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045703 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045717 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045709 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045674 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045676 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045727 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045728 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045678 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045691 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0174717 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045704 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045650 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045730 Union Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045705 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045670 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045657 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045722 Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045706 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0241370 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045685 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045651 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045683 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045721 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045707 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045664 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045713 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045720 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045731 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045734 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045692 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045698 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045652 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045658 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045654 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045659 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045669 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045667 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045723 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045673 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045733 White Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045949 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045724 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045712 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045682 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045694 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045661 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
UCHT004027 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Scleria oligantha
UCHT004025 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Scleria oligantha
UCHT004024 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Scleria oligantha
APSC0038736 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Scleria oligantha
APSC0066146 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Scleria oligantha
APSC0038765 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Scleria oligantha
APSC0040489 Nelson Kentucky
APSC
Scleria oligantha
APSC0053977 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045700 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045690 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045735 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0045696 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
UCHT004026 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Scleria oligantha
UCHT004021 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Scleria oligantha
UCHT004029 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Scleria oligantha
UCHT004028 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Scleria oligantha
APSC0066144 Cumberland Kentucky
APSC
Scleria oligantha
APSC0067897 Warren Kentucky 05 Jun 1978 Kenneth Nicely
APSC
Scleria oligantha
APSC0055307 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Scleria oligantha
APSC0117238 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Scleria oligantha
APSC0038737 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Scleria oligantha
APSC0038732 Knox Tennessee
APSC
Scleria oligantha
APSC0038738 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Scleria oligantha
APSC0041551 Warren Kentucky 15 Jun 2015 Mason Brock
APSC
Scleria oligantha
APSC0038739 Montgomery Tennessee 09 Jul 1949 Alfred Clebsch
APSC
Scleria oligantha
APSC0091698 Clinton Kentucky 30 May 1995 Landon McKinney
APSC
Scleria oligantha
APSC0076122 Larue Kentucky
APSC
Scleria oligantha
APSC0051482 Hancock Tennessee
APSC
Scleria oligantha
APSC0038731 Marion Tennessee
APSC
Scleria oligantha
APSC0056122 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Scleria oligantha
APSC0038764 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Scleria oligantha
APSC0062484 Marion Tennessee
APSC
Scleria oligantha
TENN-V-0244184 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Scleria oligantha
UCHT040210 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Scleria oligantha
UCHT039554 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Scleria oligantha
UCHT039553 Maury Tennessee
UCHT
Scleria oligantha
UOS07095 Franklin Tennessee 24 May 2007 Yolande M. Gottfried
UOS
Scleria oligantha
UOS07098 Franklin Tennessee 13 May 2013 Ashley Block
UOS
Scleria oligantha
UOS08978 Franklin Tennessee 24 Jun 2013 Nathan Bourne
UOS
Scleria oligantha
APSC0052796 Garrard Kentucky
APSC
Scleria oligantha
APSC0066143 Marion Kentucky
APSC
Scleria oligantha
APSC0064738 Bledsoe Tennessee
APSC
Scleria oligantha
UCHT039551 Cheatham Tennessee
UCHT
Scleria oligantha
UCHT039552 Grundy Tennessee
UCHT
Scleria oligantha
UOS08974 Franklin Tennessee 21 Jun 2010 Katie Qualls
UOS
Scleria oligantha
UOS08932 Franklin Tennessee 24 Oct 2009 Nathan Bourne
UOS
Scleria oligantha
UOS07094 Franklin Tennessee 29 May 2010 Jon Evans
UOS
Scleria oligantha
UOS07097 Franklin Tennessee 13 May 2013 Ashley Block
UOS
Scleria oligantha
UOS08973 Franklin Tennessee 14 Jun 2010 Katie Qualls
UOS
Scleria oligantha
BRIT167391 Tennessee
VDB
Scleria oligantha
BRIT167390 Tennessee
VDB
Scleria oligantha
BRIT167388 Tennessee
VDB
Scleria oligantha
BRIT167398 Tennessee
VDB
Scleria oligantha
BRIT167385 Tennessee
VDB
Scleria oligantha
BRIT167614 Tennessee
VDB
Scleria oligantha
BRIT167387 Tennessee
VDB
Scleria oligantha
BRIT167615 Tennessee
VDB
Scleria oligantha
BRIT167397 Tennessee
VDB
Scleria oligantha
BRIT167399 Tennessee
VDB
Scleria oligantha
BRIT167396 Tennessee
VDB
Scleria oligantha
UOS07096 Franklin Tennessee 13 Jun 1985 Richard K. Clements
UOS
Scleria oligantha
UOS07093 Franklin Tennessee 27 Jun 2005 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Scleria oligantha
UOS08911 Franklin Tennessee 14 Jun 2010 Katie Qualls
UOS
Scleria oligantha
BRIT167618 Tennessee
VDB
Scleria oligantha
BRIT167617 Tennessee
VDB
Scleria oligantha
BRIT167389 Tennessee
VDB
Scleria oligantha
BRIT167395 Tennessee
VDB
Scleria oligantha
BRIT167386 Tennessee
VDB
Scleria oligantha
BRIT167393 Tennessee
VDB
Scleria oligantha
BRIT167616 Tennessee
VDB
Scleria oligantha
BRIT167392 Tennessee
VDB
Scleria oligantha
BRIT167394 Tennessee
VDB
Scleria oligantha
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Scleria oligantha - Dwayne Estes
Scleria oligantha - Dwayne Estes
Scleria oligantha - Dwayne Estes
Scleria oligantha - Dwayne Estes
Scleria oligantha - Dwayne Estes
Scleria oligantha - Dwayne Estes
Scleria oligantha - Joey Shaw
Scleria oligantha - Joey Shaw
Scleria oligantha - Joey Shaw
Scleria oligantha - Joey Shaw
Scleria oligantha - Joey Shaw
Scleria oligantha - Joey Shaw
Scleria oligantha - Joey Shaw
Scleria oligantha - Joey Shaw
Scleria oligantha - Joey Shaw
Scleria oligantha - Joey Shaw
Scleria oligantha - Joey Shaw
Scleria oligantha - Joey Shaw
Scleria oligantha - Joey Shaw
Scleria oligantha - Joey Shaw
Scleria oligantha - Joey Shaw
Scleria oligantha - Joey Shaw
Scleria oligantha - Joey Shaw
Scleria oligantha - Joey Shaw
Scleria oligantha - Joey Shaw
Scleria oligantha - Joey Shaw
Scleria oligantha - Joey Shaw
Scleria oligantha - Joey Shaw