Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3967

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Uncommon in Coastal Plain of GA & SC, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Look for it in marshes and ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & low alternate

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes short, stout

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 virens   FAMILY Cyperaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus virens   FAMILY Cyperaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 030-01-028:
Cyperus virens   FAMILY Cyperaceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Cyperus virens

 

COMMON NAME:
green flatsedge