Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2055

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (uncommon in NC)

Look for it in pocosins, wet pinelands, pond cypress wetlands, domes, and stringers, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal or alternate, 3-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Unisexual
Perianth absent
3 stamens
Superior ovary
Inflorescences: spikes (terminal staminate; 3-7 lateral pistilate or androgynous

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Nutlet

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Carex verrucosa   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carex verrucosa   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 030-17-097:
Carex verrucosa   FAMILY Cyperaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
warty sedge


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picture of Carex verrucosa, image of Carex verrucosa

JK Marlow    jkm060423_066

April    Berkeley County    SC

Francis Marion National Forest

picture of Carex verrucosa, image of Carex verrucosa

JK Marlow    jkm060423_066b

April    Berkeley County    SC

Francis Marion National Forest

Terminal spike staminate, lateral spikes pistillate or androgynous, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.