Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3949

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial
Monoecious

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

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

Look for it in low fields, bottomlands, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal or alternate, 3-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Unisexual
Perianth absent
3 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Nutlets yellowish to brownish
Nutlet

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Carex albolutescens   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carex albolutescens   FAMILY Cyperaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 030-17-033:
Carex albolutescens   FAMILY Cyperaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Greenish-white Sedge