OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eleocharis montevidensis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-03-019:
Eleocharis montevidensis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Sand Spikerush


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Eleocharis montevidensis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eleocharis montevidensis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-03-019:
Eleocharis montevidensis   FAMILY Cyperaceae

 

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507

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Rare

Habitat: Maritime wet grasslands, ponds, swales, ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple - leaves consist of bladeless sheaths

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Yellowish/Brown
Nutlet

 

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