OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (2/8/20):
Fimbristylis perpusilla   FAMILY Cyperaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Fimbristylis perpusilla   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Fimbristylis perpusilla

 

COMMON NAME:
Harper's Fimbry


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image of Fimbristylis perpusilla, Harper's Fimbry

Keith Bradley    kab_5502

August    Marlboro County    SC

Plants diminuitive; leaf blades < 1mm wide; inflorescence bracts 1-2 cm long, per Weakley's Flora (2020).

image of Fimbristylis perpusilla, Harper's Fimbry

Keith Bradley    kab_5518

August    Marlboro County    SC

Typically occurs on banks exposed in summer by falling water levels, per Weakley's Flora (2020).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (2/8/20):
Fimbristylis perpusilla   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Fimbristylis perpusilla   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Fimbristylis perpusilla

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4364

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Rare in Coastal Plain (an endemic)

Habitat: Drawdown zones of natural depression ponds or exposed banks of blackwater or brownwater rivers, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Bisexual

FRUIT:
Achene

 

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