Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1570

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Common (uncommon or rare north of SC)

Look for it in moist hardwood forests, swamps, other moist habitats, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Inflorescence a panicle or raceme

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain blackish
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Chasmanthium sessiliflorum var. sessiliflorum   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Chasmanthium sessiliflorum   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-10-002:
Uniola sessiliflora   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Uniola sessiliflora

 

COMMON NAME:
Longleaf Woodoats, Upland Oats, Longleaf Spikegrass