Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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

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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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown
Capsule

 

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

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

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Juncus subcaudatus var. subcaudatus   FAMILY Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 040-01-020:
Juncus subcaudatus   FAMILY Juncaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Somewhat-tailed Rush