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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carex grisea   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Carex amphibola

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-17-076:
Carex grisea   FAMILY Cyperaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Inflated Narrowleaf Sedge, Wood Gray Sedge


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image of Carex grisea, Inflated Narrowleaf Sedge, Wood Gray Sedge

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cagr24_001_lvd

        

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carex grisea   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Carex amphibola

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-17-076:
Carex grisea   FAMILY Cyperaceae

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

 

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2268

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

Rare (distribution & abundance needing additional herbarium investigation)

Habitat: Well-drained floodplain forests, other mesic to dry-mesic forests, especially over base-rich substrates, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & low alternate, 3-ranked

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Cespitose [growing in dense tufts, clumping]

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

Inflorescences: spikes (terminal spike staminate; 2-3 lateral spikes pistillate)

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Nutlet

 

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