Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


423

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Common

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

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly basal

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Olive/Reddish
Nutlet

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

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

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus croceus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

GREATER THAN (MISAPPLIED) (?) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 030-01-039:
Cyperus globulosus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Cyperus globosus

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Cyperus multiflorus

 

COMMON NAME:
Globe Sedge