OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (10/20/20):
Cyperus croceus   FAMILY Cyperaceae   Go to FSUS key


INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus croceus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database
Cyperus retrorsus var. robustus

INCLUDING VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-01-036c:
Cyperus retrorsus var. robustus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDING (MISAPPLIED) (?) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968)
Cyperus globulosus

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Cyperus globulosus

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cyperus globosus

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cyperus multiflorus

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cyperus plankii

 

COMMON NAME:
Baldwin's Flatsedge


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image of Cyperus croceus, Baldwin's Flatsedge

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

        

image of Cyperus croceus, Baldwin's Flatsedge

Keith Bradley    kab_cyperus_croceus_76944

July    Miami-Dade County    FL

image of Cyperus croceus, Baldwin's Flatsedge

Keith Bradley    kab_cyperus_croceus76944b

July    Miami-Dade County    FL

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

image of Cyperus croceus, Baldwin's Flatsedge

JK Marlow    jkm190802_0548

August    Greenville County    SC

image of Cyperus croceus, Baldwin's Flatsedge

JK Marlow    jkm190802_0552

August    Greenville County    SC

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

image of Cyperus croceus, Baldwin's Flatsedge

JK Marlow    s000809_a

August    Greenville County    SC

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (10/20/20):
Cyperus croceus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus croceus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database
Cyperus retrorsus var. robustus

INCLUDING VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-01-036c:
Cyperus retrorsus var. robustus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDING (MISAPPLIED) (?) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968)
Cyperus globulosus

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Cyperus globulosus

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cyperus globosus

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cyperus multiflorus

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cyperus plankii

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

423

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in Coastal Plain & GA Piedmont (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Habitat: pine 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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