OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carex digitalis +   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-17-061:
Carex digitalis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Slender Woodland Sedge


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

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carex digitalis +   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-17-061:
Carex digitalis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2270

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Look for it in forests (habitat varies depending on variety), per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & low alternate, 3-ranked

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

Inflorescences: spikes (terminal spike staminate; 1-3 lateral spikes pistillate)

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Nutlet

 

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