Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2272

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare (an endemic)

Look for it in large-stream and river bottomlands, wet calcareous forests, per Weakley's Flora

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shade ...Wet

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

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carex corrugata   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)
Carex grisea

 

COMMON NAME:
Prune-fruited Sedge


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