OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Juncus trigonocarpus   FAMILY Juncaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Juncus trigonocarpus   FAMILY Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 040-01-017:
Juncus trigonocarpus   FAMILY Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Juncus trigonocarpus

 

COMMON NAME:
Redpod Rush


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Keith Bradley    kab_j_trigonocarpus_8086

October    Chesterfield County    SC

Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge

Capsule 3-angled, shiny dark red... [in terminal, open, branched clusters], per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Juncus trigonocarpus   FAMILY Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Juncus trigonocarpus   FAMILY Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 040-01-017:
Juncus trigonocarpus   FAMILY Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Juncus trigonocarpus

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3978

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: seepage slopes, bogs, along stream margins, ditches in acid, sandy landscapes, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal (0-1) & alternate (2-3)

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Tepals green to reddish-brown
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals in two whorls of 3
Superior ovary

Inflorescence appears terminal, its bract not resembling a continuation of culm

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Dark red? Chestnut brown
Capsule

 

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