Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1980

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial
Monoecious

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

Common (rare in Mountains)

Look for it in bottomland forests, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal or alternate, 3-ranked

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes short

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Unisexual
Perianth absent
3 stamens
Superior ovary
Inflorescence a spike

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
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):
Carex lupulina   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carex lupulina   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 030-17-120:
Carex lupulina   FAMILY Cyperaceae

LESS THAN Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Carex lupulina

 

COMMON NAME:
Hop Sedge