Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4138

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Non-native: Africa
Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple - bladeless

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes short, stout (plants in clumps)

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Bisexual
Perianth absent
3 stamens
Superior ovary
Spikelets in digitate clusters

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Cyperus involucratus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus involucratus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Cyperus involucratus

 

COMMON NAME:
Umbrella Plant


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