OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/13/22):
Juncus gymnocarpus   FAMILY Juncaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Juncus gymnocarpus   FAMILY Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 040-01-002:
Juncus gymnocarpus   FAMILY Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Juncus gymnocarpus

 

COMMON NAME:
Seep Rush, Beaked Rush, Pennsylvania Rush


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image of Juncus gymnocarpus, Seep Rush, Beaked Rush, Pennsylvania Rush

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_jugy_001_lvd

        

image of Juncus gymnocarpus, Seep Rush, Beaked Rush, Pennsylvania Rush

JK Marlow    jkm220412_6675

April    Greenville County    SC

Bald Rock Heritage Preserve

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/13/22):
Juncus gymnocarpus   FAMILY Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Juncus gymnocarpus   FAMILY Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 040-01-002:
Juncus gymnocarpus   FAMILY Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Juncus gymnocarpus

 

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1990

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in bogs, seeps, on streambanks and riverbanks (especially just below waterfalls), per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple - leaves consist of bladeless sheaths
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FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pale brown
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals in two whorls of 3
6 stamens
Superior ovary

Inflorescence appears lateral, its erect bract resembling a continuation of culm

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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