Scleria verticillata

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusScleria
SpeciesScleria verticillata Muhl. ex Willd.
Common Namelow 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: 9.2
C value 9
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[S2] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** 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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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: Coffee (TN), Lewis (TN), Rutherford (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, TENN, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0045847 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Scleria verticillata
TENN-V-0045848 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Scleria verticillata
TENN-V-0045845 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Scleria verticillata
TENN-V-0045844 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Scleria verticillata
TENN-V-0045849 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Scleria verticillata
APSC0054938 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Scleria verticillata
APSC0038773 Wilson Tennessee
APSC
Scleria verticillata
BRIT167143 Tennessee
VDB
Scleria verticillata
BRIT167144 Tennessee
VDB
Scleria verticillata
BRIT167514 Tennessee
VDB
Scleria verticillata
BRIT167145 Tennessee
VDB
Scleria verticillata
BRIT167142 Tennessee
VDB
Scleria verticillata
BRIT167513 Tennessee
VDB
Scleria verticillata
TENN-V-0045842 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Scleria verticillata
TENN-V-0045843 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Scleria verticillata
TENN-V-0045846 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Scleria verticillata
TENN-V-0045850 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Scleria verticillata
APSC0113323 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Scleria verticillata
APSC0038771 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Scleria verticillata
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Scleria verticillata - Sunny Fleming
Scleria verticillata - Sunny Fleming