Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1943

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Uncommon in Coastal Plain, rare in Mountains

Look for it in limesink ponds, depression meadows, cypress savannas, pine savannas, bogs, swamps, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette (often a rosette of overwintering leaves) & alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Inflorescence a panicle

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Grain yellowish/Purplish
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Dichanthelium longiligulatum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dichanthelium longiligulatum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-81-048:
Panicum longiligulatum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Panicum longiligulatum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Dichanthelium acuminatum ssp. longiligulatum

 

COMMON NAME:
Long-ligule Witchgrass