Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2654

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

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

Uncommon in Piedmont of GA & SC, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Look for it in moist soils adjacent to granitic flatrocks, seepage areas, ephemeral pools, moist sandy sites, low fields, ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Brown
Nutlet

 

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

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 (1968) 030-08-002:
Scirpus koilolepis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Keeled Bulrush