OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Scleria ciliata var. ciliata   FAMILY Cyperaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


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Scleria ciliata var. ciliata   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-15-005:
Scleria ciliata   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Scleria ciliata var. ciliata

 

COMMON NAME:
Fringed Nutrush, Hairy Nutrush


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Scleria ciliata var. ciliata   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Scleria ciliata var. ciliata   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-15-005:
Scleria ciliata   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Scleria ciliata var. ciliata

 

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4451

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere)

Habitat: Wet to dry sandy thickets and pine flatwoods, typically on sandy soil, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly low alternate, 3-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Unisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Nutlet

 

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