Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2868

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Uncommon

Look for it in mesic forests, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade shade ...Moist ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal or alternate, 3-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring
Purplish
Unisexual
Perianth absent
3 stamens
Superior ovary
Inflorescence a spike

FRUIT:
Nutlet

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Carex picta   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carex picta   FAMILY Cyperaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Painted Sedge