OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Lachnocaulon beyrichianum   FAMILY Eriocaulaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lachnocaulon beyrichianum   FAMILY Eriocaulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 036-03-001:
Lachnocaulon beyrichianum   FAMILY Eriocaulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lachnocaulon beyrichianum

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Bogbuttons


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image of Lachnocaulon beyrichianum, Southern Bogbuttons

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_l_beyrichianum5

July    Cumberland County    NC

Leaves linear, in a basal rosette, tapering from a widened base to acute apex, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Lachnocaulon beyrichianum, Southern Bogbuttons

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_l_beyrichianum6

July    Cumberland County    NC

Heads appear gray to white because of milky-white receptacular bract trichomes, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Lachnocaulon beyrichianum, Southern Bogbuttons

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_l_beyrichianum6b

July    Cumberland County    NC

Mature heads 3.5-4.0 mm across (vs. L. anceps, 4-7mm), per Weakley's Flora (2015).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Lachnocaulon beyrichianum   FAMILY Eriocaulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lachnocaulon beyrichianum   FAMILY Eriocaulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 036-03-001:
Lachnocaulon beyrichianum   FAMILY Eriocaulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lachnocaulon beyrichianum

 

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1954

Forb
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Scrubby flatwoods, flatwoods, upper margins of Coastal Plain doline ponds (sometimes under scrub oaks), per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Gray
Unisexual
Radially symmetrical
3 sepals
Petals absent
3 stamens in staminate flowers

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall

 

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