Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3832

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Non-native? New World tropics?
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in ponds and marshes, esp in floating vegetation mats, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

Alabama Invasive Plant Council, 2012

 

...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Bisexual
3 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Achene

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oxycaryum cubense   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Scirpus cubensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Cuban Bulrush