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

 

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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


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image of Cyperus croceus

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cygl3_001_lvd

        

image of Cyperus croceus

Keith Bradley    kab_cyperus_croceus_76944

July    Miami-Dade County    FL

Bracts similar to leaf blades, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Cyperus croceus

Keith Bradley    kab_cyperus_croceus76944b

July    Miami-Dade County    FL

Spikes subglobose, dense, 5-20mm broad, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.