OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (10/20/20):
Rhynchospora megalocarpa   FAMILY Cyperaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhynchospora megalocarpa   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Rhynchospora (Cyperaceae) of South Carolina and the Eastern United States (McMillan, 2007)
Rhynchospora megalocarpa

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-13-026:
Rhynchospora megalocarpa   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Rynchospora dodecandra

 

COMMON NAME:
Sandy-field Beaksedge, Sandhill Beaksedge


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (10/20/20):
Rhynchospora megalocarpa   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhynchospora megalocarpa   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Rhynchospora (Cyperaceae) of South Carolina and the Eastern United States (McMillan, 2007)
Rhynchospora megalocarpa

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-13-026:
Rhynchospora megalocarpa   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Rynchospora dodecandra

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2979

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Uncommon

Habitat: Xeric longleaf pine sandhills, Florida scrub, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate, mostly 3-ranked, culms leafy

FLOWER:
Summer
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Dark
Nutlet

 

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