OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Juncus marginatus   FAMILY Juncaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Juncus marginatus   FAMILY Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 040-01-013:
Juncus marginatus   FAMILY Juncaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Grassleaf Rush


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Juncus marginatus   FAMILY Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Juncus marginatus   FAMILY Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 040-01-013:
Juncus marginatus   FAMILY Juncaceae

 

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2115

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in wet meadows, bogs, generally throughout in wet, sandy or peaty soil, per Weakley's Flora

map
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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate, 3-ranked

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes short, knotty (when present)

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Tepals dark brownish usually with green midstripe
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals in two whorls of 3
3 stamens
Superior ovary

Inflorescence appears terminal, its bract not resembling a continuation of culm

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown
Capsule

 

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