OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Cyperus retrofractus   FAMILY Cyperaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus retrofractus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-01-033:
Cyperus dipsaciformis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Cyperus retrofractus var. dipsaciformis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cyperus dipsaciformis

 

COMMON NAME:
Rough Flatsedge


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image of Cyperus retrofractus, Rough Flatsedge

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cyre4_001_pvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Cyperus retrofractus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus retrofractus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-01-033:
Cyperus dipsaciformis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Cyperus retrofractus var. dipsaciformis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cyperus dipsaciformis

 

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4453

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (uncommon in GA)

Habitat: Dry sandy or rocky woodlands and fields, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Nutlet

 

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