OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Cyperus retrorsus   FAMILY Cyperaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus retrorsus var. retrorsus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-01-036a:
Cyperus retrorsus var. retrorsus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cyperus retrorsus

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cyperus torreyi

 

COMMON NAME:
Pineland Flatsedge, Pine-barren Flatsedge


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image of Cyperus retrorsus, Pineland Flatsedge, Pine-barren Flatsedge

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cyto_001_lvd

        

image of Cyperus retrorsus, Pineland Flatsedge, Pine-barren Flatsedge

Keith Bradley    kab_c_retrorsus_77984

September    Highlands County    FL

image of Cyperus retrorsus, Pineland Flatsedge, Pine-barren Flatsedge

Keith Bradley    kab_c_retrorsus_77984b

September    Highlands County    FL

Leaves mostly basal, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

image of Cyperus retrorsus, Pineland Flatsedge, Pine-barren Flatsedge

Keith Bradley    kab_c_retrorsus_77984c

September    Highlands County    FL

Spikes cylindric or subcylindric, less than 1cm broad, less than 3x as long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Cyperus retrorsus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus retrorsus var. retrorsus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-01-036a:
Cyperus retrorsus var. retrorsus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cyperus retrorsus

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cyperus torreyi

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3966

Grass, Sedge, or Rush

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Dry woodlands, forests, and rock outcrops, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly basal

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Nutlet

 

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