Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Common

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly basal

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Yellowish
Nutlet

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Cyperus esculentus +   FAMILY Cyperaceae

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus esculentus +   FAMILY Cyperaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 030-01-019:
Cyperus esculentus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Yellow Nutsedge, Yellow Nutgrass, Wild Chufa, Earth-almond