Sedges / Rushes

 

Order Family Scientific Name Common Name
Cyperales Cyperaceae Bulbostylis capillaris Densetuft Hairsedge
Carex abscondita Thicket Sedge
Carex albicans Whitetinge Sedge
Carex albolutescens Greenwhite Sedge
Carex amphibola Eastern Narrowleaf Sedge
Carex atlantica Prickly Bog Sedge
Carex austrocaroliniana Tarheel Sedge
Carex blanda Eastern Woodland Sedge
Carex bushii Bush's Sedge
Carex caroliniana Carolina Sedge
Carex cephalophora Oval-leaf Sedge
Carex cherokeensis Cherokee Sedge
Carex complanata Hirsute Sedge
Carex crebriflora Coastal Plain Sedge
Carex crinita Fringed Sedge
Carex debilis White Edge Sedge
Carex digitalis Slender Woodland Sedge
Carex flaccosperma Thinfruit Sedge
Carex folliculata Northern Long Sedge
Carex frankii Frank's Sedge
Carex hystericina Bottlebrush Sedge
Carex intumescens Greater Bladder Sedge
Carex laevivaginata Smoothsheath Sedge
Carex laxiculmis Spreading Sedge
Carex laxiflora Broad Looseflower Sedge
Carex leavenworthii Leavenworth's Sedge
Carex leptalea Bristlystalked Sedge
Carex louisianica Louisiana Sedge
Carex lupulina Hop Sedge
Carex lurida Shallow Sedge
Carex mesochorea Midland Sedge
Carex nigromarginata Black Edge Sedge
Carex pensylvanica Pennsylvania Sedge
Carex plantaginea Plantainleaf Sedge
Carex radfordii Radford's Sedge
Carex radiata Eastern Star Sedge
Carex retroflexa Reflexed Sedge
Carex scoparia Broom Sedge
Carex sparganioides Bur-reed Sedge
Carex squarrosa Squarrose Sedge
Carex stipata Awlfruit Sedge
Carex stricta Upright Sedge
Carex styloflexa Bent Sedge
Carex tribuloides Blunt Broom Sedge
Carex umbellata Parasol Sedge
Carex vulpinoidea Fox Sedge
Carex willdenowii Willdenow's Sedge
Cyperus bipartitus Slender Flatsedge
Cyperus compressus Poorland Flatsedge
Cyperus croceus Baldwin's Flatsedge
Cyperus echinatus Globe Flatsedge
Cyperus erythrorhizos Redroot Flatsedge
Cyperus flavescens Yellow Flatsedge
Cyperus flavicomus Whiteedge Flatsedge
Cyperus iria Ricefield Flatsedge
Cyperus polystachyos Manyspike Flatsedge
Cyperus pseudovegetus Marsh Flatsedge
Cyperus retrofractus Rough Flatsedge
Cyperus retrorsus Pine Barren Flatsedge
Cyperus rotundus Nutgrass
Cyperus squarrosus Bearded Flatsedge
Cyperus strigosus Strawcolored Flatsedge
Eleocharis acicularis Needle Spikerush
Eleocharis baldwinii Baldwin's Spikerush
Eleocharis dulcis Chinese Water Chestnut
Eleocharis microcarpa Smallfruit Spikerush
Eleocharis obtusa Blunt Spikerush
Eleocharis tuberculosa Cone-cup Spikerush
Fimbristylis annua Annual Fimbry
Fimbristylis autumnalis Slender Fimbry
Fimbristylis miliacea Grass-like Fimbry
Fuirena squarrosa Hairy Umbrella-sedge
Isolepis carinata Keeled Bulrush
Kyllinga pumila Low Spikesedge
Rhynchospora caduca Anglestem Beaksedge
Rhynchospora elliottii Elliott's Beaksedge
Rhynchospora globularis Globe Beaksedge
Rhynchospora harveyi Harvey's Beaksedge
Rhynchospora mixta Mingled Beaksedge
Rhynchospora recognita Globe Beaksedge
Schoenoplectus purshianus Weakstalk Bulrush
Scirpus cyperinus Woolgrass
Scirpus expansus Woodland Bulrush
Scirpus georgianus Georgia Bulrush
Scirpus polyphyllus Leafy Bulrush
Scleria ciliata Fringed Nutrush
Scleria oligantha Littlehead Nutrush
Scleria pauciflora Fewflower Nutrush
Scleria triglomerata Whip Nutrush
Juncales Juncaceae Juncus acuminatus Tapertip Rush
Juncus biflorus Bog Rush
Juncus bufonius Toad Rush
Juncus coriaceus Leathery Rush
Juncus debilis Weak Rush
Juncus dichotomus Forked Rush
Juncus diffusissimus Slimpod Rush
Juncus effusus Common Rush
Juncus georgianus Georgia Rush
Juncus marginatus Grassleaf Rush
Juncus scirpoides Needlepod Rush
Juncus secundus Lopsided Rush
Juncus tenuis Poverty Rush
Juncus validus Roundhead Rush
Luzula bulbosa Bulbous Woodrush
Luzula echinata Hedgehog Woodrush
Luzula multiflora Common Woodrush

 

 

List was compiled March 2013.

Sources of information:

 


Sweeney, P. W. and D. E. Giannasi. 2000. The Vascular Plant Distribution Atlas of Georgia: Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms, Monocots. (www.plantbio.uga.edu/herbarium/GeorgiaAtlas/; posted June 2007)

 

USDA Plants Database.