Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4432

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in limesink (doline) depression ponds and in intermittently flooded depression meadows, mucky pondshores, 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:
Summer/Fall
Spikelets pale red-brown

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Rhynchospora careyana   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhynchospora careyana   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Rhynchospora (Cyperaceae) of South Carolina and the Eastern United States (McMillan, 2007)
Rhynchospora careyana

INCLUDED WITHIN Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Rhynchospora corniculata

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-13-004?:
Rhynchospora inundata   FAMILY Cyperaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Carey's Horned Beaksedge, broadfruit horned beaksedge


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