OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Bulbostylis ciliatifolia   FAMILY Cyperaceae   Go to FSUS key


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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Bulbostylis ciliatifolia var. ciliatifolia

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-06-002:
Bulbostylis ciliatifolia   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Bulbostylis ciliatifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Stenophyllus ciliatifolius

 

COMMON NAME:
Savannah Hairsedge, Capillary Hairsedge


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image of Bulbostylis ciliatifolia, Savannah Hairsedge, Capillary Hairsedge

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmbciliatifolia_cabin1

Month Unknown    Clarendon County    SC

image of Bulbostylis ciliatifolia, Savannah Hairsedge, Capillary Hairsedge

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmbciliatifolia_cabin1b

Month Unknown    Clarendon County    SC

Spikelets mostly on slender pedicels, inflorescence thus open and umbel-like, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

image of Bulbostylis ciliatifolia, Savannah Hairsedge, Capillary Hairsedge

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmbciliatifolia_cabin2

Month Unknown    Clarendon County    SC

Leaves basal, hairlike (capillary) or bristle-like (setaceous), per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Bulbostylis ciliatifolia   FAMILY Cyperaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Bulbostylis ciliatifolia var. ciliatifolia

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-06-002:
Bulbostylis ciliatifolia   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Bulbostylis ciliatifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Stenophyllus ciliatifolius

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2414

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in Coastal Plain of GA & SC, uncommon in NC Coastal Plain, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Habitat: Moist to wet sands of savannas, roadsides, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Scales brown
Spikelets sessile or pedicellate
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Yellowish/Grayish
Nutlet

 

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