Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3532

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

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

Common

Look for it in moist soils of fields, ditches, lawns, shores of ponds and rivers, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Cespitose, not rhizomatous

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Greenish
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Yellowish
Nutlet

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Cyperus hortensis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Kyllinga pumila   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 030-01-002:
Cyperus tenuifolius   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Kyllinga pumila

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Cyperus tenuifolius

 

COMMON NAME:
Annual Greenhead Sedge