Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales
Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
River Oats, Northern Sea Oats, Fish-on-a-Pole, Indian Woodoats
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JK Marlow jkm0305s_25
May Haywood County NC
Corneille Bryan Native Garden
Leaves narrowly lanceolate, 4-8" long, sharply fine-toothed, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
Roxanna Martin rlm7510_104
July Spartanburg County SC
Numerous flattened spikelets in an open, terminal, drooping panicle, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
JK Marlow s071025_c
October Pickens County SC
Drooping panicles of dangling spikelet clusters, in V-shaped pairs, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.