Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1370

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in marshes, ditches, moist disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Bristles yellowish or purple

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Setaria parviflora   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Setaria parviflora   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-68-003:
Setaria geniculata   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Setaria geniculata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Chaetochloa geniculata

 

COMMON NAME:
Perennial Foxtail-grass, Knotroot Bristlegrass