OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 298 taxa in the family Poaceae, Grass family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

                               

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: River Cane, Giant Cane

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Arundinaria gigantea   FAMILY: Poaceae

(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Arundinaria gigantea   FAMILY: Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Arundinaria gigantea 029-01-001   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Bottomland and riparian forests, lower slopes and bluffs along streams, seeps, stream banks, and extending into less mesic and even dry settings on circumneutral or alkaline soils over limestone or dolomite, or in loess deposits along the Mississippi River

Common (uncommon in Carolina Piedmont, rare in Carolina Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hill Cane

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Arundinaria appalachiana   FAMILY: Poaceae

(?) PLANTS National Database: Arundinaria appalachiana   FAMILY: Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Arundinaria gigantea 029-01-001?   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Dry to moist forests on slopes

Common in Mountains (rare to uncommon in Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Switch Cane, Small Cane, Mutton Grass

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Arundinaria tecta   FAMILY: Poaceae

(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Arundinaria tecta   FAMILY: Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Arundinaria gigantea 029-01-001?   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Pine savannas, pocosins, canebrakes, blackwater swamps, Piedmont seeps, generally (but not solely) in wetlands

Common, primarily endemic to the Southeastern Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Arrow Bamboo

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Pseudosasa japonica   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pseudosasa japonica   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Cultivated as an ornamental, persistent or spreading from plantings

Non-native: Japan

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Golden Bamboo, Fishpole Bamboo

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Phyllostachys aurea   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Phyllostachys aurea   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Phyllostachys aurea 029-02-001   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Suburban woodlands, upland forests and woodlands, riparian forests, stream banks, roadsides, pastures, old fields, persisting and spreading from plantings

Non-native: China & Japan

 


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camera icon Common Name: Yellow-groove Bamboo

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Phyllostachys aureosulcata   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Phyllostachys aureosulcata   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Cultivated as an ornamental, persistent or spreading from plantings

Non-native: China

 


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camera icon Common Name: Giant Timber Bamboo, Japanese Timber Bamboo

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Phyllostachys bambusoides   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Phyllostachys bambusoides   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Cultivated as an ornamental, persistent or spreading from plantings

Non-native: China

 


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Common Name: Moso Bamboo

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Phyllostachys heterocycla   FAMILY: Poaceae

(?) PLANTS National Database: Phyllostachys edulis   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Cultivated as an ornamental, persistent or spreading from plantings

Waif(s)

Non-native: China

 


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camera icon Common Name: Makinoi Bamboo

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) -   FAMILY: Poaceae

PLANTS National Database: Phyllostachys makinoi   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Non-native

 


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Common Name: Black Bamboo

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Phyllostachys nigra   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Phyllostachys nigra   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Cultivated as an ornamental, persistent or spreading from plantings

Non-native: China & Japan

 


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Common Name: reddish bamboo

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Phyllostachys rubromarginata   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Phyllostachys rubromarginata   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Cultivated as an ornamental, persistent or spreading from plantings

Non-native: China

 


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camera icon Common Name: Pampas Grass

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cortaderia selloana   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cortaderia selloana   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Cortaderia selloana 029-03-001   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Barrier island marsh edges, other disturbed areas

Non-native: South America

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Giant Reed

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Arundo donax   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Arundo donax   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Arundo donax 029-04-001   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Roadsides, waste dumps, other disturbed areas

Non-native: Old World

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Reed

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Phragmites australis   FAMILY: Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Phragmites australis   FAMILY: Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Phragmites communis 029-05-001   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Brackish and freshwater marshes, dredge-spoil deposit islands, ditches

Non-native

 


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camera icon Common Name: Carolina Triodia, Carolina Fluffgrass

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Tridens carolinianus   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Tridens carolinianus   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Tridens carolinianus 029-08-001   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Mesic swales in sandhills

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Longspike Tridens, Longspike Fluffgrass, Spike Triodia

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Tridens strictus   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Tridens strictus   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Tridens strictus 029-08-002   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, moist pine savannas, woodlands, mesic to wet soils around swamps and marshes, roadsides

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia? perhaps introduced north & east of GA

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Purpletop, Purpletop Tridens, Greasy Grass, Tall Redtop

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Tridens flavus   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Tridens flavus var. flavus   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Tridens flavus var. flavus 029-08-004a   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Roadsides, disturbed areas, glades, barrens

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Southern Sandgrass, Perennial Sandgrass

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Triplasis americana   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Triplasis americana   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Triplasis americana 029-09-001   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, beach dunes, open sandy areas

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Purple Sandgrass

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Triplasis purpurea var. purpurea   FAMILY: Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Triplasis purpurea   FAMILY: Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Triplasis purpurea 029-09-002   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Dunes, maritime dry grasslands, open sandy areas

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Slender Woodoats, Slender Spikegrass

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Chasmanthium laxum   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Chasmanthium laxum   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Uniola laxa 029-10-001   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Savanna-pocosin ecotones, sandhill-pocosin ecotones, moist hardwood swamps, other moist habitats

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Longleaf Woodoats, Longleaf Spikegrass, Upland Oats

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Chasmanthium sessiliflorum var. sessiliflorum   FAMILY: Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Chasmanthium sessiliflorum   FAMILY: Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Uniola sessiliflora 029-10-002   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Moist to dryish hardwood forests, swamps, other moist habitats

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: River Oats, Northern Sea Oats, Fish-on-a-Pole, Indian Woodoats

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Chasmanthium latifolium   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Chasmanthium latifolium   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Uniola latifolia 029-10-003   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Riverbanks, streambanks, bottomland forests, seepages and glades over mafic or calcareous rock, usually in nutrient-rich soils, also now cultivated widely as a native plant ornamental, but can be quite aggressive

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sea Oats

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Uniola paniculata   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Uniola paniculata   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Uniola paniculata 029-10-004   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Abundant on unforested primary and secondary dunes on barrier islands, and on dry to mesic sand flats and interdune swales

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Stinkgrass

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Eragrostis cilianensis   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Eragrostis cilianensis   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Eragrostis cilianensis 029-11-001   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Fields, disturbed areas

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon Common Name: gophertail lovegrass

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Eragrostis ciliaris var. ciliaris   FAMILY: Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Eragrostis ciliaris   FAMILY: Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Eragrostis ciliaris 029-11-003   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Sandy shores

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Creeping Lovegrass, Teal Lovegrass

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Eragrostis hypnoides   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Eragrostis hypnoides   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Eragrostis hypnoides 029-11-005   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Marshes, shores, riverbanks, shores, impoundments

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Lacegrass, Lace Lovegrass

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Eragrostis capillaris   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Eragrostis capillaris   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Eragrostis capillaris 029-11-006   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Fields, roadsides, disturbed areas

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Weeping Lovegrass

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Eragrostis curvula   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Eragrostis curvula   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Eragrostis curvula 029-11-007   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Roadsides

Non-native: southern Africa

 


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camera icon Common Name: Bigtop Lovegrass

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Eragrostis hirsuta   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Eragrostis hirsuta   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Eragrostis hirsuta 029-11-009   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Fields, roadsides, clearings, disturbed areas

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: India Lovegrass

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Eragrostis pilosa var. pilosa   FAMILY: Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Eragrostis pilosa   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Eragrostis pilosa 029-11-011   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Fields, roadsides, disturbed areas

Non-native: Tropics

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Purple Lovegrass, Tumblegrass

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Eragrostis spectabilis   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Eragrostis spectabilis   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Eragrostis spectabilis 029-11-012   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, pine flatwoods, other dry woodlands, sandy fields, roadsides

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Elliott's Lovegrass

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Eragrostis elliottii   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Eragrostis elliottii   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Eragrostis elliottii 029-11-014   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Ultisol wet pine savannas, maritime wet grasslands, inland edges of brackish marshes, inland edges of freshwater tidal marshes, calcareously-influenced wet pine savannas

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Lesser Quaking-grass

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Briza minor   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Briza minor   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Briza minor 029-12-001   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Fields, roadsides, powerline rights-of-way, other disturbed areas

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Orchard Grass

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Dactylis glomerata   FAMILY: Poaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Dactylis glomerata +   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Dactylis glomerata 029-13-001   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Pastures, fields, woodland edges, roadsides

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon Common Name: Downy Brome, Downy Chess, Downy Cheat, Cheatgrass

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Bromus tectorum   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Bromus tectorum   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Bromus tectorum 029-14-001   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas

Common (uncommon in GA Piedmont) (rare in Coastal Plain)

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon Common Name: Annual Rabbitsfoot Grass, Beardgrass, Annual Beardgrass

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Polypogon monspeliensis   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polypogon monspeliensis   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polypogon monspeliensis 029-14-001   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Brackish marshes, fields, nurseries, hammocks, other disturbed areas

Non-native: southern Europe to western Asia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Poverty Brome, Barren Brome, Cheatgrass

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Bromus sterilis   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Bromus sterilis   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Bromus sterilis 029-14-002   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas

Rare in NC

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon Common Name: Smooth Brome, Hungarian Brome, Awnless Brome

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Bromus inermis   FAMILY: Poaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Bromus inermis ssp. inermis var. inermis   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Bromus inermis 029-14-004   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Fields, roadsides, clearings, other disturbed areas

Uncommon in NC Mountains, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hairy Woodland Brome, Common Eastern Brome, Canada Brome

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Bromus pubescens   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Bromus pubescens   FAMILY: Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN (REJECTED NAME) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Bromus purgans 029-14-006   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Mesic forests, generally on rocky slopes

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Riverbank Brome, Auricled Brome, Hairy Woodbrome, Earlyleaf Brome

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Bromus latiglumis   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Bromus latiglumis   FAMILY: Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Bromus purgans 029-14-006?   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Alluvial soils along rivers

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon Common Name: Satin Brome, Virginia Brome, Nottoway River Brome

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Bromus nottowayanus   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Bromus nottowayanus   FAMILY: Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Bromus purgans 029-14-006?   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Moist forests, especially along small stream bottoms

Rare? The range of this species is poorly known, owing to confusion between it, B. pubescens & B. latiglumis

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Rescue Grass

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Bromus catharticus var. catharticus   FAMILY: Poaceae

(?) PLANTS National Database: Bromus catharticus   FAMILY: Poaceae

(?) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Bromus catharticus 029-14-007   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Cultivated fields, roadsides, disturbed areas

Common (rare in Mountains)

Non-native: South America

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Cheat, Common Chess, Rye-brome

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Bromus secalinus   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Bromus secalinus   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Bromus secalinus 029-14-008   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas

Uncommon (rare in GA Mountains & Piedmont)

Non-native: Europe

 


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Common Name: Soft Chess, Lopgrass, Soft Brome

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Bromus hordeaceus ssp. hordeaceus   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Bromus hordeaceus ssp. hordeaceus   FAMILY: Poaceae

(?) (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Bromus mollis 029-14-009   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Fields, disturbed areas

Rare

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon Common Name: Hairy Chess, Meadow Brome

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Bromus commutatus   FAMILY: Poaceae

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Bromus racemosus   FAMILY: Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Bromus commutatus 029-14-010   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas

Common

Non-native: Europe

 


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Common Name: Smooth Brome, Bald Brome

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Bromus racemosus   FAMILY: Poaceae

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Bromus racemosus   FAMILY: Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Bromus commutatus 029-14-010?   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon Common Name: Japanese Chess, Japanese Brome

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Bromus japonicus   FAMILY: Poaceae

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Bromus arvensis   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Bromus japonicus 029-14-011   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Fields, roadsides, gardens, other disturbed areas

Common

Non-native: Asia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Field Brome

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Bromus arvensis   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Bromus arvensis   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas

Rare

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Annual Bluegrass, Six-weeks Grass, Speargass

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Poa annua   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Poa annua   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Poa annua 029-15-002   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Fields, roadsides, gardens, lawns, disturbed areas

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Canada Bluegrass, Flat-stemmed Bluegrass

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Poa compressa   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Poa compressa   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Poa compressa 029-15-003   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Fields, roadsides, disturbed areas

Uncommon (common in NC Mtns; rare in GA Piedmont & SC Coastal Plain)

Non-native: Europe (?) (but often found in remote natural areas)

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Autumn Bluegrass

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Poa autumnalis   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Poa autumnalis   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Poa autumnalis 029-15-006   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Moist or dry nutrient-rich forests

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Rough Bluegrass

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Poa trivialis ssp. trivialis   FAMILY: Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Poa trivialis   FAMILY: Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Poa trivialis 029-15-009   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Moist forests, disturbed areas, bottomlands

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: early bluegrass

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Poa cuspidata   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Poa cuspidata   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Poa cuspidata 029-15-011   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Moist forests at low to high elevations, ravines, bluffs

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Forest Bluegrass, Woodland Bluegrass

Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Poa sylvestris   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Poa sylvestris   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Poa sylvestris 029-15-012   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Moist to dry-mesic forests

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Kentucky Bluegrass, Junegrass, Speargrass

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis   FAMILY: Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Poa pratensis 029-15-013   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Lawns, roadsides, disturbed areas, and widely naturalized in more natural forests, woodlands, and wetlands

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Two-flower Melicgrass

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Melica mutica   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Melica mutica   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Melica mutica 029-16-001   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Dry to mesic forests and woodlands, including coastal fringe and maritime forests

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Mannagrass, Floating Mannagrass

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Glyceria septentrionalis   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Glyceria septentrionalis   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Glyceria septentrionalis 029-17-001   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Shallow water, wet mucky soils, floodplain sloughs, cypress ponds

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Fowl Mannagrass

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Glyceria striata var. striata   FAMILY: Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Glyceria striata   FAMILY: Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Glyceria striata 029-17-007   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Wet meadows, seepages, bogs, marshes, swamp forests, freshwater tidal marshes, bottomland forests in mesic soils

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Rat-tail Fescue

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Festuca myuros   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vulpia myuros   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Festuca myuros 029-18-001   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Roadsides, fields, disturbed areas

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Six-weeks Fescue

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Festuca octoflora var. octoflora   FAMILY: Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vulpia octoflora var. octoflora   FAMILY: Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Festuca octoflora 029-18-002   FAMILY: Poaceae

 

Habitat: Fields, roadsides, disturbed areas

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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