Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4099

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal (3-4)

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Spikelets reddish-brown
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Spikelets reddish-brown
Nutlet

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Schoenoplectus californicus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Schoenoplectus californicus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Scirpus californicus

 

COMMON NAME:
Giant Bulrush, Southern Bulrush, Tule


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image of Schoenoplectus californicus

Keith Bradley    kab_s_californicus_74902

June    Osceola County    FL

image of Schoenoplectus californicus

Keith Bradley    kab_s_californicus_74905

June    Osceola County    FL

image of Schoenoplectus californicus

Keith Bradley    kab_s_californicus_74906

June    Osceola County    FL