Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3448

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial
Monoecious

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

Rare

Look for it in wet forests, swamps, riverbanks, especially around ponds, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal or alternate, 3-ranked

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes short

FLOWER:
Summer
Unisexual
Perianth absent
3 stamens
Superior ovary
Inflorescences: spikes (terminal spike staminate; 1-5 lateral spikes pistillate)

FRUIT:
Summer
Nutlet

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Carex lupuliformis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carex lupuliformis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 030-17-121:
Carex lupuliformis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

LESS THAN Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Carex lupulina

 

COMMON NAME:
False Hop Sedge


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picture of Carex lupuliformis, image of Carex lupuliformis

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_calu3_001_lvd

        

picture of Carex lupuliformis, image of Carex lupuliformis

Keith Bradley    kab_c_lupuliformis_0024

March    Glades County    FL

Fisheating Creek Wildlife Management Area

Perigynia ascending to spreading, sessile, lance-ovoid, shiny, glabrous;..., per Flora of North America.