Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
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Learn more about Elegant Hairgrass from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales
Tennessee Flora Committee (2015)
Aira caryophyllea var. capillaris
Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Elegant Hairgrass, Annual Silver Hairgrass
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JK Marlow s050507_a
May Greenville County SC
Leaves low cauline; blades angled, subterete, to 5cm long, scaberulous, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
JK Marlow s080606_d
June Greenville County SC
Panicle open, the branches elongate, diffusely spreading or ascending, per Weakley's Flora.