OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Rhynchospora miliacea   FAMILY Cyperaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhynchospora miliacea   FAMILY Cyperaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-13-034:
Rhynchospora miliacea   FAMILY Cyperaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Millet Beaksedge


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image of Rhynchospora miliacea, Millet Beaksedge

JK Marlow    jkm090717_040

July    Georgetown County    SC

Hobcaw Barony

Leaves exceeded by culms, blades flat, 4-7(-10)mm wide, per Flora of North America.

image of Rhynchospora miliacea, Millet Beaksedge

JK Marlow    jkm090717_045

July    Georgetown County    SC

Hobcaw Barony

Inflorescence branches of R. mixta and caduca can be superficially similar, per Weakley's Flora.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Rhynchospora miliacea   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhynchospora miliacea   FAMILY Cyperaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-13-034:
Rhynchospora miliacea   FAMILY Cyperaceae

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

 

Find by scientific name:

2981

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Habitat: swamp forests, including maritime swamp forests, per Weakley's Flora

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

FLOWER:
Summer
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Yellowish
Nutlet

 

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