Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4454

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in Coastal Plain, uncommon in SC Piedmont (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate, mostly 3-ranked, culms leafy ?

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brownish
Nutlet

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhynchospora corniculata   FAMILY Cyperaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-13-002:
Rhynchospora corniculata   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Rynchospora corniculata

 

COMMON NAME:
Short-bristled Horned Beaksedge


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image of Rhynchospora corniculata, Short-bristled Horned Beaksedge

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_rhco2_001_pvd

        

image of Rhynchospora corniculata, Short-bristled Horned Beaksedge

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_rhco2_003_pvd