Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4460

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon

Look for it in swamps, bogs, streamhead pocosins, other moist to wet habitats, boggy pools in floodplains, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal or alternate, 3-ranked

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Densely cespitose [growing in dense tufts, clumping]

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Unisexual
Perianth absent
3 stamens
Superior ovary
Inf: spikes (terminal staminate or occ. gynecandrous; 2-5 lateral pistillate)

FRUIT:
Nutlet

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Carex allegheniensis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carex debilis var. pubera   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database
Carex debilis var. intercursa

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Carex debilis var. rudgei

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-17-084b:
Carex debilis var. pubera   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Carex allegheniensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Allegheny Sedge


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