Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2871

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it on streambanks, in marshes, bogs, ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun Aquatic ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, conspicuously 3-ranked along the whole length of the stem

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Green at first then turning brownish
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Yellowish
Nutlet

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Dulichium arundinaceum var. arundinaceum   FAMILY Cyperaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dulichium arundinaceum   FAMILY Cyperaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 030-02-001:
Dulichium arundinaceum   FAMILY Cyperaceae

LESS THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Dulichium arundinaceum

 

COMMON NAME:
Three-way Sedge