Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3968

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Non-native: Asia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare

Look for it in lawns, turf farms, athletic fields, golf courses, other disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Cespitose, not rhizomatous

FLOWER:
Summer
Bisexual or staminate
(1)2 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Nutlet

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

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

(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Kyllinga squamulata   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Kyllinga squamulata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Kyllinga squamulata

 

COMMON NAME:
Crested Greenhead Sedge