Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2414

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

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

Common (uncommon in NC)

Look for it in moist to wet sands of savannas, roadsides, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Scales brown
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Yellowish/Grayish
Nutlet

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Bulbostylis ciliatifolia   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bulbostylis ciliatifolia var. ciliatifolia   FAMILY Cyperaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 030-06-002:
Bulbostylis ciliatifolia   FAMILY Cyperaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Savannah Hairsedge