OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carex appalachica   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-17-006?:
Carex rosea   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Carex radiata

 

COMMON NAME:
Appalachian Sedge


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image of Carex appalachica, Appalachian Sedge

JK Marlow    jkm120922_127

September    Greenville County    SC

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Leaf blades 0.5-2.5mm wide, sheaths tight, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Carex appalachica   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carex appalachica   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-17-006?:
Carex rosea   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Carex radiata

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3523

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Uncommon (rare in GA)

Habitat: Dry to mesic forests, rock outcrops, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal? Alternate, 3-ranked?

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Unisexual
Perianth absent
3 stamens
Superior ovary

Inflorescences: spikes w both staminate & pistillate flowers (staminate above)

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Yellowish/ Brownish
Nutlet

 

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