Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4300

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in Piedmont & Carolina Coastal Plain, uncommon to rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Look for it in sandy woodlands, forests, fields, thin soils on outcrops, sand and gravel bars, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Bisexual
Superior ovary
Spikelets in globose heads

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Cyperus echinatus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus echinatus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 030-01-035:
Cyperus ovularis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Cyperus ovularis

 

COMMON NAME:
Round-headed Flatsedge, Globe Flatsedge


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