Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2387

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Uncommon

Look for it in bogs, seeps, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade shade ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal or alternate, 3-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer
Unisexual
Perianth absent
3 stamens
Superior ovary
Inflorescences: spikes (terminal spike staminate; 2-3 lateral spikes pistillate)

FRUIT:
Summer
Nutlet

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Carex baileyi   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carex baileyi   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 030-17-114:
Carex baileyi   FAMILY Cyperaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Bailey's Sedge


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picture of Carex baileyi, image of Carex baileyi

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_caba7_001_lvd

        

picture of Carex baileyi, image of Carex baileyi

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_caba7_003_lvd