Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3917

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

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

Uncommon

Look for it in sandhills, dry savannas, Florida scrub, and disturbed sandy areas, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Scales brownish
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Nutlet

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Bulbostylis stenophylla   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bulbostylis stenophylla   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 030-06-004:
Bulbostylis stenophylla   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Stenophyllus stenophyllus

 

COMMON NAME:
sandy field hairsedge