Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3682

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Common in Coastal Plain, uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Mountains (& GA Pdmt)

Look for it in sandy or peaty depressions, wet ditches, powerline corridors, savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate, mostly 3-ranked, culms leafiest at base

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Reddish/ Yellowish
Nutlet

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Rhynchospora globularis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhynchospora globularis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 030-13-032:
Rhynchospora globularis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Rhynchospora globularis

LESS THAN Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Rhynchospora globularis var. globularis

 

COMMON NAME:
Globe Beaksedge