OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus squarrosus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Cyperus aristatus

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-01-011?:
Cyperus aristatus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Awned Flatsedge, Bearded Flatsedge


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image of Cyperus squarrosus, Awned Flatsedge, Bearded Flatsedge

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cyin9_001_lvd

        

image of Cyperus squarrosus, Awned Flatsedge, Bearded Flatsedge

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_cysq_003_lvd

        

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus squarrosus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Cyperus aristatus

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-01-011?:
Cyperus aristatus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

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

 

Find by scientific name:

3969

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in GA & SC Piedmont, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Look for it in moist depressions and seepages on granitic and other rocks, drawdown riverbanks, moist disturbed sites, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & low alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Nutlet

 

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