Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2413

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in brackish marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown
Nutlet

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Bolboschoenus robustus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Schoenoplectus robustus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 030-08-011:
Scirpus robustus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Salt-marsh Bulrush