OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Juncus subcaudatus   FAMILY Juncaceae


INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Juncus subcaudatus var. subcaudatus   FAMILY Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 040-01-020:
Juncus subcaudatus   FAMILY Juncaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Somewhat-tailed Rush, Woodland Rush


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Juncus subcaudatus   FAMILY Juncaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Juncus subcaudatus var. subcaudatus   FAMILY Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 040-01-020:
Juncus subcaudatus   FAMILY Juncaceae

 

Find by scientific name:

2664

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in NC, uncommon in SC, rare in GA

Look for it in bogs, mossy woods and other wet places, per Weakley's Flora

map
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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal (1) & alternate (1-3)

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Greenish
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals in two whorls of 3
3 stamens
Superior ovary

Inflorescence appears terminal, its bract not resembling a continuation of culm

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown
Capsule

 

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