Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1993

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare

Look for it in mountain bogs in the Blue Ridge, seepages in the Blue Ridge Escarpment, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal or alternate, 3-ranked

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

FRUIT:
Summer
Nutlet

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Carex bromoides ssp. montana   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carex bromoides ssp. montana   FAMILY Cyperaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 030-17-017?:
Carex bromoides   FAMILY Cyperaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Blue Ridge Brome Sedge