Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1014

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in moist sandy woods, swamps, sloughs, roadsides, fields, waste places, often weedy, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Spikelets light green
Inflorescence a panicle

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain purplish, blackish
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Coleataenia anceps ssp. anceps   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Panicum anceps   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-81-001a:
Panicum anceps var. anceps   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Panicum anceps

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Panicum anceps ssp. anceps

 

COMMON NAME:
Beaked Panicum, Beaked Panicgrass