Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1450

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Rare

Look for it in moist nutrient-rich forests, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Grain yellowish
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Sphenopholis intermedia   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sphenopholis intermedia   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-31-004:
Sphenopholis intermedia   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH The Plants of Pennsylvania (Rhoads & Block, 2007)
Sphenopholis obtusata var. intermedia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Sphenopholis obtusata var. major

 

COMMON NAME:
Slender Wedgegrass