OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Cyperus odoratus var. odoratus   FAMILY Cyperaceae   Go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus odoratus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDING VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-01-013:
Cyperus odoratus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968)
Cyperus ferruginescens

 

COMMON NAME:
Fragrant Flatsedge


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image of Cyperus odoratus var. odoratus, Fragrant Flatsedge

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cyfe3_001_lvd

        

image of Cyperus odoratus var. odoratus, Fragrant Flatsedge

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_cyod_003_lvd

        

image of Cyperus odoratus var. odoratus, Fragrant Flatsedge

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_cyod_004_lvd

        

image of Cyperus odoratus var. odoratus, Fragrant Flatsedge

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cysp6_001_lvd

        

image of Cyperus odoratus var. odoratus, Fragrant Flatsedge

Keith Bradley    kab_c_odoratus_75364

September    Collier County    FL

Big Cypress National Preserve

Bottle-brush shaped spike clusters radiating from whorl of leaf-like bracts, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.

image of Cyperus odoratus var. odoratus, Fragrant Flatsedge

Keith Bradley    kab_c_odoratus_75364b

September    Collier County    FL

Big Cypress National Preserve

Bracts numerous, 3-7mm wide. Spikes numerous, congested, loosely cylindric, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Cyperus odoratus var. odoratus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus odoratus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDING VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-01-013:
Cyperus odoratus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968)
Cyperus ferruginescens

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3965

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual?

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Low fields, marshes, ditches, sandbars, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & low alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Nutlet

 

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