OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Sphenopholis intermedia   FAMILY Poaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
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

INCLUDED WITHIN Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Sphenopholis obtusata

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-31-004:
Sphenopholis intermedia   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Sphenopholis intermedia

 

COMMON NAME:
Slender Wedgegrass


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image of Sphenopholis intermedia, Slender Wedgegrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_spin3_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Sphenopholis intermedia   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
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

INCLUDED WITHIN Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Sphenopholis obtusata

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-31-004:
Sphenopholis intermedia   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Sphenopholis intermedia

 

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1450

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Habitat: Moist nutrient-rich forests, barrens, meadows, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer

Inflorescence a panicle, usually narrow & dense

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Grain yellowish
Grain

 

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