Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4273

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Common in Coastal Plain, uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Mountains

Look for it in tidal swamps, pine savannas and flatwoods, hardwood swamps, interdune ponds, other wet areas, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

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

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Cespitose, often with short scaly rhizomes

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 (5/21/15):
Rhynchospora caduca   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhynchospora caduca   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 030-13-036:
Rhynchospora caduca   FAMILY Cyperaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Rynchospora caduca

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Rynchospora patula

 

COMMON NAME:
Angle-stem Beaksedge


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