OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Carex jamesii   FAMILY Cyperaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carex jamesii   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-17-041:
Carex jamesii   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Carex jamesii

 

COMMON NAME:
James's Sedge


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image of Carex jamesii, James's Sedge

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_caja2_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Carex jamesii   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carex jamesii   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-17-041:
Carex jamesii   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Carex jamesii

 

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2197

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas

Rare

Habitat: Nutrient-rich bottomlands and mesic slopes over calcareous or mafic rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal? Alternate, 3-ranked?

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Unisexual
Perianth absent
3 stamens
Superior ovary

Inflorescence usually a spike w staminate & pistillate flowers, staminate above

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Yellowish
Nutlet

 

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