Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4184

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Non-native: Old World tropics
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

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

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LEAVES:
Simple

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Cespitose [growing in dense tufts, clumping]

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Bisexual
Perianth absent
Superior ovary
Spikelets in globose heads

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus difformis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Cyperus difformis

 

COMMON NAME:
Variable Flatsedge, Smallflower Umbrella Sedge


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