OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carex annectens   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Carex vulpinoidea var. ambigua

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-17-011:
Carex annectens   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Carex annectens

 

COMMON NAME:
Yellow-fruited Sedge


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image of Carex annectens, Yellow-fruited Sedge

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_caan6_001_lvd

        

image of Carex annectens, Yellow-fruited Sedge

Terry Holdsclaw    tdh_carex_annectens_242

April    Catawba County    NC

Perigynia golden yellow or yellowish-brown at maturity (not red-dotted), per Weakley's Flora (2012).

image of Carex annectens, Yellow-fruited Sedge

Terry Holdsclaw    tdh_carex_annectens_247

April    Catawba County    NC

image of Carex annectens, Yellow-fruited Sedge

Terry Holdsclaw    tdh_carex_annectens_250

April    Catawba County    NC

Leaf blades shorter than flowering stem, sheath fronts indistinctly spotted, per Flora of North America.

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carex annectens   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Carex vulpinoidea var. ambigua

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-17-011:
Carex annectens   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Carex annectens

 

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2276

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in most of NC, uncommon in most of SC, rare in most of GA

Habitat: marshes, bottomland forests, drier forests and woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal? Alternate, 3-ranked?

FLOWER:
Summer
Unisexual
Perianth absent
3 stamens
Superior ovary

Inflorescences: spikes w both staminate & pistillate flowers (staminate above)

FRUIT:
Summer
Yellowish/Brownish
Nutlet

 

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