OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Schoenoplectus pungens var. pungens   FAMILY Cyperaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Schoenoplectus pungens var. pungens   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Scirpus pungens var. pungens

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-08-007:
Scirpus americanus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Threesquare, Chairmaker's Rush, Swordgrass


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Schoenoplectus pungens var. pungens   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Schoenoplectus pungens var. pungens   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Scirpus pungens var. pungens

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-08-007:
Scirpus americanus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

 

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2875

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (uncommon in GA, rare in NC Piedmont)

Habitat: Tidal marshes, other marshes, inland salt marshes, rocky river beds, wet meadows, lake edges, moist fields, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal (rarely 1 or 2 stem leaves)

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brownish/Yellowish
Nutlet

 

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