OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Eleocharis baldwinii   FAMILY Cyperaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eleocharis baldwinii   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-03-024:
Eleocharis baldwinii   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Eleocharis baldwinii

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Eleocharis capillacea

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Eleocharis prolifera

 

COMMON NAME:
Baldwin's Spikerush, Slender Spikerush, Roadgrass, Hair Grass


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image of Eleocharis baldwinii, Baldwin's Spikerush, Slender Spikerush, Roadgrass, Hair Grass

Keith Bradley    kab_e_baldwinii_0027

March    Glades County    FL

Fisheating Creek Wildlife Management Area

Often mat-forming, often stoloniferous, sometimes entirely vegetative, per Flora of North America.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Eleocharis baldwinii   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eleocharis baldwinii   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-03-024:
Eleocharis baldwinii   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Eleocharis baldwinii

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Eleocharis capillacea

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Eleocharis prolifera

 

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3944

Grass, Sedge, or Rush; Aquatic: emersed & rooted or in free-floating mats; or submersed & free-floating
Annual?

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in GA & SC Coastal Plain (uncommon to rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Habitat: bogs, pools, acid shores, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple - leaves consist of bladeless sheaths

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Often mat-forming, often stoloniferous; rhizomes absent

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Scales reddish with yellowish keels
Nutlet

 

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