Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1348

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Non-native: Eurasia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Commonly cultivated, uncommonly volunteering or persistent after cultivation

Look for it in fields, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Inflorescence a spike

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Secale cereale   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Secale cereale   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-22-001:
Secale cereale   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Secale cereale

 

COMMON NAME:
Cereal Rye