OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus virens   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-01-028:
Cyperus virens   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cyperus virens

 

COMMON NAME:
Green Flatsedge


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image of Cyperus virens, Green Flatsedge

Keith Bradley    kab_cyperus_virens_7959

October    Richland County    SC

Leaf blades and inflorescence bracts with conspicuous crossveins, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

image of Cyperus virens, Green Flatsedge

Keith Bradley    kab_cyperus_virens_7972

October    Richland County    SC

Spikes numerous in congested umbellate clusters. Spikelets digitate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

 

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

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus virens   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-01-028:
Cyperus virens   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cyperus virens

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3967

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: marshes and ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & low alternate

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes short, stout

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Nutlet

 

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