OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Carex retroflexa   FAMILY Cyperaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carex retroflexa   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-17-005:
Carex retroflexa   FAMILY Cyperaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Reflexed Sedge


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image of Carex retroflexa, Reflexed Sedge

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_care9_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Carex retroflexa   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carex retroflexa   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-17-005:
Carex retroflexa   FAMILY Cyperaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4293

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Dry to mesic forests, especially over base-rich substrates, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal? Alternate, 3-ranked?

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Unisexual
Perianth absent
3 stamens
Superior ovary

Inflorescences: spikes w both staminate & pistillate flowers (staminate above)

FRUIT:
Nutlet

 

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