Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1020

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Common (uncommon in GA, rare in GA Mountains)

Look for it on dryish sandy or clayey soils of open woods and disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette (often a rosette of overwintering leaves) & alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Inflorescence a panicle

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Grain yellowish/Purplish
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Dichanthelium acuminatum var. acuminatum   FAMILY Poaceae

GREATER THAN & LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dichanthelium acuminatum var. acuminatum   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-81-039:
Panicum lanuginosum   FAMILY Poaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Panicum lanuginosum

GREATER THAN & LESS THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Dichanthelium acuminatum var. implicatum

 

COMMON NAME:
Woolly Rosette Grass, Woolly Witchgrass, Tapered Rosette Grass, Woolly Panicum