OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Cyperus lancastriensis   FAMILY Cyperaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus lancastriensis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-01-031:
Cyperus lancastriensis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Cyperus lancastriensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Many-flowered Flatsedge


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image of Cyperus lancastriensis, Many-flowered Flatsedge

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cyla3_001_lvd

        

image of Cyperus lancastriensis, Many-flowered Flatsedge

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_cyla3_003_lvd

        

image of Cyperus lancastriensis, Many-flowered Flatsedge

JK Marlow    jkm210813_2728

August    Greenville County    SC

Blackwell Heritage Preserve

Leaves and inf. bracts mostly >10mm wide. Spikes dense; spikelets subterete, per Weakley's Flora (2020).

image of Cyperus lancastriensis, Many-flowered Flatsedge

JK Marlow    jkm210813_2732

August    Greenville County    SC

Blackwell Heritage Preserve

Short rhizomes scarcely visible between culm bases. Culms basally cormlike, per Flora of North America.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Cyperus lancastriensis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus lancastriensis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-01-031:
Cyperus lancastriensis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Cyperus lancastriensis

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4031

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Dry woodlands, forests, and fields, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Cespitose [growing in dense tufts, clumping], with inconspicuous short rhizomes

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Nutlet

 

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