Scleria triglomerata Michx. - Nut Sedge
Family - Cyperaceae
Stems - No info yet.
Leaves - No info yet.
Close-up of leaf blade.
Cut leaf showing pleated habit.
Inflorescence - No info yet.
Flowers - No info yet.
Flowering - May - September.
Habitat - Upland prairies, glades, savannas, acid seeps, dry rocky upland forests, disturbed rocky areas.
Origin - Native to U.S.
Other info. - This species is the most common species of the genus in Missouri. The plant can be found nearly throughout Missouri but seems to be absent from the extreme northwest corner of the state.
Photographs taken in Brown Summit, NC., 7-6-02.