Whip Nutrush (Scleria triglomerata)


Scleria Triglomerata, or more commonly know as Whip Nutrush, is a graminoid of the genus Scleria. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Scleria Triglomerata or Whip Nutrush's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Puerto Rico, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Scleria
  • Family: Cyperaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (N) PR (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: CT (E) MA (E) MN (E) NY (T) RI (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: CT (nutrush) MA (tall nut-sedge) MN (tall nut-rush) NY (whip nutrush) RI (whipgrass)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU+ FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FAC) 2(FACU+) 3(FAC) 5(FAC) 6(FAC) C(FACW)

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