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Littlehead Nutrush (Scleria oligantha)

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Scleria Oligantha, or more commonly know as Littlehead Nutrush, is a graminoid of the genus Scleria. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Scleria Oligantha or Littlehead Nutrush's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Puerto Rico, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Scleria
  • Family: Cyperaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (N) PR (N)
  • State T/E Status: OH (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: OH (tubercled nut-rush)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACU+) 2(FACU) 3(FACU+) 6(FAC) C(OBL)




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