Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3929

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial? Annual?

Non-native: Asia

Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Uncommon in GA, rare in NC

Look for it in disturbed wetlands, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Spikelets yellowish
Bisexual
3 stamens

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Nearly white to pale brown

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Fimbristylis schoenoides   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Fimbristylis schoenoides   FAMILY Cyperaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
ditch fimbry


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image of Fimbristylis schoenoides, ditch fimbry

Keith Bradley    kab_f_schoenoides_75619

September    Collier County    FL

Big Cypress National Preserve

Spikelets pale, usually solitary on scape (thus resembling Eleocharis), per Weakley's Flora (2015).

image of Fimbristylis schoenoides, ditch fimbry

Keith Bradley    kab_f_schoenoides_75645

September    Collier County    FL

Big Cypress National Preserve