OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus lupulinus ssp. lupulinus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-01-040:
Cyperus filiculmis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Southeastern Flatsedge


         To see larger pictures, click or hover over the thumbnails.

image of Cyperus filiculmis, Southeastern Flatsedge

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cyfi2_001_lvd

        

image of Cyperus filiculmis, Southeastern Flatsedge

Keith Bradley    kab_c_filiculmis_71896

August    Miami-Dade County    FL

Ludlam Pineland Preserve

Spikes subglobose, 5-30mm broad, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Cyperus filiculmis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus lupulinus ssp. lupulinus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-01-040:
Cyperus filiculmis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3962

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont)

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, other sandy or rocky woodlands, forests, and fields, per Weakley's Flora

map
NEW! Click here to see a map from Weakley's Flora of the Southeastern US showing range and abundance.

Click here to see a map showing all occurrences known to SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria. (Zoom in to see more detail.)

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & low alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Nutlet

 

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



 


Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME: