Carolinas and Georgia

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Sporobolus clandestinus   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sporobolus clandestinus   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-44-007:
Sporobolus clandestinus   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Sporobolus clandestinus

SYNONYMOUS WITH Sporobolus compositus var. clandestinus

 

COMMON NAME:
Rough Dropseed


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Look for it in glades, barrens, and thin soil of woodlands, also in dry sands, per Weakley's Flora

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Uncommon

 

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate, not 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Panicle usually purplish
Inflorescence a spikelike panicle

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain yellowish
Utricle

 

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



Sporobolus clandestinus   FAMILY Poaceae

Rough Dropseed