Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4204

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial? Annual?

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

Look for it in ponds, ditches, ricefields, disturbed wet ground, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Leaf blades absent
Basal

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomatous

FLOWER:
Brown
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Dark to blackish brown
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Schoenoplectiella mucronata   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Schoenoplectiella mucronata   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Linnaeus
Scirpus mucronatus

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Schoenoplectus mucronatus

 

COMMON NAME:
Roughseed Bulrush, Bog Bulrush, Ricefield Bulrush


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image of Schoenoplectiella mucronata

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_scmu_001_lvd

        

Main involucral bract appears to be culm (inflorescence thus appearing lateral, per Weakley's Flora.