Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2413

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in brackish marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown
Nutlet

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Bolboschoenus robustus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Schoenoplectus robustus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 030-08-011:
Scirpus robustus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Scirpus robustus

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Bolboschoenus robustus

 

COMMON NAME:
Saltmarsh Bulrush


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image of Bolboschoenus robustus

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_scro_001_lvd

        

image of Bolboschoenus robustus

Keith Bradley    kab_b_robustus_1232

May    Monroe County    FL

Everglades National Park

Inflorescence relatively congested, most w 5-20 spikelets; bristles ~ caducous, per Weakley's Flora.