Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Check out EDDMapS.org to see where this has been reported.
Read more about Variable Flatsedge at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Flora of North America
Variable Flatsedge, Smallflower Umbrella Sedge
No pictures are available at this time.
Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Non-native: Old World tropics
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC
Habitat: Disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora
NEW! Click here to see a range map (and maybe identification notes) from Weakley's Flora of the Southeastern US.
Click here to see a map showing all occurrences known to SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria. (Zoom in to see more detail.)
This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:
Cespitose [growing in dense tufts, clumping]
Spikelets in globose heads
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!