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Scleria gaertneri Raddi
Cortadera blanca

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: West Indies, Mexico, Central America, South America, and Old World; introduced in South Florida.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

South Florida History and Distribution: Collected in Broward County in 2010 (Howell 1174 USF) and in Miami-Dade in 2019 (Revuelta 140 USF).

Other data on Scleria gaertneri available from :

Scleria gaertneri has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized