OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Rhynchospora capitellata   FAMILY Cyperaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhynchospora capitellata   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-13-017:
Rhynchospora capitellata   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Rynchospora capitellata

 

COMMON NAME:
Brownish Beaksedge


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image of Rhynchospora capitellata, Brownish Beaksedge

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_rhca12_002_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Rhynchospora capitellata   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhynchospora capitellata   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-13-017:
Rhynchospora capitellata   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Rynchospora capitellata

 

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1244

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in Piedmont & Coastal Plain)

Habitat: bogs and fens, seepages, and wet rock outcrops in the Mountains and upper Piedmont, also in wet habitats in the Coastal Plain of ne. NC and e. VA, also found in a variety of wet habitats, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate, mostly 3-ranked, culms leafy

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown
Nutlet

 

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