Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4248

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Rare

Look for it in water of limesink dolines and clay-based Carolina bays. usually found in shallow water or at the lower margins of pond-shores, typically producing large colonies, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate, mostly 3-ranked, culms leafy

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomatous

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Spikelets pale red-brown
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spikelets pale red-brown

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Rhynchospora inundata   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhynchospora inundata   FAMILY Cyperaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 030-13-004:
Rhynchospora inundata   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Rynchospora inundata

 

COMMON NAME:
Narrow-fruit Horned Beaksedge


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