OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Scleria pauciflora +   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-15-004:
Scleria pauciflora   FAMILY Cyperaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Papillose Nutrush, Carolina Nutrush, Fewflower Nutrush


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Scleria pauciflora +   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Scleria pauciflora +   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-15-004:
Scleria pauciflora   FAMILY Cyperaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2663

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Look for it in wet to dry pine flatwoods, pine savannas, depression meadows (var. pauciflora), or in savannas of the Coastal Plain (var. caroliniana), per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly low alternate, 3-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Unisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Nutlet

 

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