Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2415

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Uncommon in GA, rare in NC-SC

Look for it in sandhills, dry pine flatwoods, dunes, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Scales purplish-brown
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Whitish
Nutlet

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Bulbostylis warei   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bulbostylis warei   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 030-06-003:
Bulbostylis warei   FAMILY Cyperaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Ware's Hairsedge


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picture of Bulbostylis warei, image of Bulbostylis warei

Keith Bradley    kab_bulbostylisi_79202

July    Highlands County    FL

Archbold Biological Station

Spikelets in a dense solitary terminal cluster, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

picture of Bulbostylis warei, image of Bulbostylis warei

Keith Bradley    kab_bulbostylisi_79202b

July    Highlands County    FL

Archbold Biological Station

Spikelets sessile, the inflorescence thus a capitate cluster, per Weakley's Flora.

picture of Bulbostylis warei, image of Bulbostylis warei

Keith Bradley    kab_bulbostylisi_79207

July    Highlands County    FL

Archbold Biological Station

Leaves 1/2 length of culms; blades narrowly linear, 0.7-1mm wide, per Flora of North America.

picture of Bulbostylis warei, image of Bulbostylis warei

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmbwarei_jasp

July    Jasper County    SC

picture of Bulbostylis warei, image of Bulbostylis warei

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmbwarei_jasp2

July    Jasper County    SC

Inflorescence bracts widened abruptly at base, per Weakley's Flora.