Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales
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Read more about Somewhat-tailed Rush at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Somewhat-tailed Rush, Woodland Rush
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Grass, Sedge, or Rush
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
Basal (1) & alternate (1-3)
6 tepals in two whorls of 3
Inflorescence appears terminal, its bract not resembling a continuation of culm
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