OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bulbostylis warei   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Bulbostylis warei

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-06-003:
Bulbostylis warei   FAMILY Cyperaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Ware's Hairsedge


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image of Bulbostylis warei, Ware's Hairsedge

Keith Bradley    kab_bulbostylisi_79202

July    Highlands County    FL

Archbold Biological Station

Spikelets in a dense solitary terminal cluster, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Bulbostylis warei, Ware's Hairsedge

Keith Bradley    kab_bulbostylisi_79202b

July    Highlands County    FL

Archbold Biological Station

Spikelets sessile, the inflorescence thus a capitate cluster, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Bulbostylis warei, Ware's Hairsedge

Keith Bradley    kab_bulbostylisi_79207

July    Highlands County    FL

Archbold Biological Station

Leaves 1/2 length of culms; blades narrowly linear, 0.7-1mm wide, per Flora of North America.

image of Bulbostylis warei, Ware's Hairsedge

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmbwarei_jasp

July    Jasper County    SC

image of Bulbostylis warei, Ware's Hairsedge

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmbwarei_jasp2

July    Jasper County    SC

Inflorescence bracts widened abruptly at base, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bulbostylis warei   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Bulbostylis warei

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-06-003:
Bulbostylis warei   FAMILY Cyperaceae

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

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2415

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Uncommon in GA, rare in SC (historically in NC, but not recently seen)

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, dry pine flatwoods, dunes, Florida scrub, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Scales purplish-brown
Spikelets sessile
Bisexual
Superior ovary

Spikelets in a dense solitary terminal cluster

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Whitish
Nutlet

 

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