OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris   FAMILY Cyperaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Bulbostylis capillaris

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-06-001:
Bulbostylis capillaris   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Stenophyllus capillaris

 

COMMON NAME:
Densetuft Hairsedge, Common Hairsedge


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image of Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris, Densetuft Hairsedge, Common Hairsedge

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_stca17_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Bulbostylis capillaris

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-06-001:
Bulbostylis capillaris   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Stenophyllus capillaris

 

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4464

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual/Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common

Habitat: Thin soils on rock outcrops, especially granite domes and granite flatrocks (but also on mafic rocks, such as diabase), sandy soils, fields, bogs (in FL), per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Scales brown or purple
Spikelets sessile or pedicellate
Bisexual
Superior ovary

Spikelets solitary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Nutlet

 

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