Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2256

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Common (rare in GA-SC Coastal Plain)

Look for it in dry forests and fields, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal (few) & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Shiny brown
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3 sepals
3 petals
6 stamens

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Luzula bulbosa   FAMILY Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Luzula bulbosa   FAMILY Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 040-02-003:
Luzula bulbosa   FAMILY Juncaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
bulbous woodrush