OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Cyperus odoratus var. engelmannii   FAMILY Cyperaceae


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus odoratus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-01-013?:
Cyperus engelmannii   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cyperus engelmannii

 

COMMON NAME:
Slender Sand Flatsedge, Engelmann's Flatsedge


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image of Cyperus odoratus var. engelmannii, Slender Sand Flatsedge, Engelmann's Flatsedge

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cyen_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Cyperus odoratus var. engelmannii   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus odoratus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-01-013?:
Cyperus engelmannii   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cyperus engelmannii

 

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4027

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual?

Native to North Carolina

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Uncommon

Look for it in alluvial and other damp to wet soils, per Weakley's Flora

map
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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & low alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Nutlet

 

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