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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Cyperus squarrosus var. squarrosus   FAMILY Cyperaceae   Go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus squarrosus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

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

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 var. squarrosus, Awned Flatsedge, Bearded Flatsedge

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

        

image of Cyperus squarrosus var. squarrosus, Awned Flatsedge, Bearded Flatsedge

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

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Cyperus squarrosus var. squarrosus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus squarrosus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

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

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

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

Habitat: Moist depressions and seepages on granitic and other rocks, drawdown riverbanks, swales, shores, coastal rock barrens, other moist disturbed sites, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & low alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Nutlet

 

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