Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2038

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Non-native: Old World
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Fall

FRUIT:
Fall
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Cenchrus spicatus   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pennisetum glaucum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-70-001:
Pennisetum glaucum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of West Virginia (Strausbaugh & Core, 1978)
Setaria glauca

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Pennisetum glaucum

 

COMMON NAME:
Pearl Millet