Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913 pnd_britt_3957_scleria_ol
The long, filiform, arching lateral peduncles are distinctive, per Weakley's Flora.
Terry Holdsclaw tdh_s_oligantha_9760
April Catawba County NC
Culms usually in tufts, erect, slender, sometimes appearing weak, per Flora of North America.
Terry Holdsclaw tdh_s_oligantha_0011
May Iredell County NC
Bracts subtending inflorescence leaflike, linear-lanceolate, 3-10 cm, per Flora of North America.
JK Marlow jkm130718_461
July McDowell County NC
Base of achene has hypogynium w 8-9 minutely papillate [nipple-like] tubercles, per Weakley's Flora.