Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1990

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Rare

Look for it in bogs, seeps, on streambanks, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple - reduced to sheaths (blades absent)
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FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pale brown
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals, in two whorls of 3
6 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Juncus gymnocarpus   FAMILY Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Juncus gymnocarpus   FAMILY Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 040-01-002:
Juncus gymnocarpus   FAMILY Juncaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Seep Rush, Beaked Rush