OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Isolepis carinata   FAMILY Cyperaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Isolepis carinata   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-08-002:
Scirpus koilolepis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Scirpus carinatus

 

COMMON NAME:
Keeled Bulrush


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image of Isolepis carinata, Keeled Bulrush

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmicarinata_far1

May    Lancaster County    SC

Forty Acre Rock Heritage Preserve

Inflorescence of 1-3 ovoid, sessile spikelets, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Isolepis carinata, Keeled Bulrush

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmicarinata_cabin

Month Unknown    Clarendon County    SC

Culms 6-20cm tall, coarsely ribbed. Blades to 20cm long, 0.5-1mm wide, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Isolepis carinata   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Isolepis carinata   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-08-002:
Scirpus koilolepis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Scirpus carinatus

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2654

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Moist soils adjacent to granitic flatrocks, seepage areas, ephemeral pools, moist sandy sites, low fields, ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Brown
Nutlet

 

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