Scleria ciliata var. elliottii
Rhodora 39: 392. 1937.
Culms stout, pubescent or ciliate. Leaves 3.5–7 mm wide, pubescent or ciliate. Bracts densely ciliate. Scales pubescent; pistillate scales usually with conspicuous midrib projecting as keel toward base. Tubercles usually strongly 2-lobed. Achenes 2.6–3.6 × 2–2.6 mm
Phenology: Fruiting spring–fall.
Habitat: Wet to dry sandy soil of thickets, pinelands, and disturbed areas
Elevation: 0–300 m
Ala., Fla., Ga., La., Miss., N.C., S.C., Tex., Va., West Indies (Cuba).
Scleria ciliata var. elliottii is practically restricted to the Atlantic and Gulf coastal plains.