Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3965

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual?

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

Common (uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Mountains)

Look for it in low fields, marshes, ditches, 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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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

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

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus odoratus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

GREATER THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 030-01-013:
Cyperus odoratus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968)
Cyperus ferruginescens

 

COMMON NAME:
Fragrant Flatsedge