Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1339

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in marshes, ditches, beaver ponds, disturbed wet ground, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun Aquatic ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Greenish
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Spikelets reddish-brown
Nutlet

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Scirpus cyperinus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Scirpus cyperinus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 030-08-015:
Scirpus cyperinus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Scirpus cyperinus

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Scirpus eriophorum

 

COMMON NAME:
Woolgrass Bulrush, Marsh Bulrush