OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Amphicarpum amphicarpon   FAMILY Poaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Amphicarpum purshii   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-67-001:
Amphicarpum purshii   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Amphicarpum purshii

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Amphicarpon amphicarpon

 

COMMON NAME:
Pinebarrens Peanut-grass, Pinebarrens Goober-grass, New Jersey Goober-grass


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image of Amphicarpum amphicarpon, Pinebarrens Peanut-grass, Pinebarrens Goober-grass, New Jersey Goober-grass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_amam_001_lvd

        

image of Amphicarpum amphicarpon, Pinebarrens Peanut-grass, Pinebarrens Goober-grass, New Jersey Goober-grass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_ampu6_001_lvd

        

image of Amphicarpum amphicarpon, Pinebarrens Peanut-grass, Pinebarrens Goober-grass, New Jersey Goober-grass

JK Marlow    jkm060423_122

April        SC

Francis Marion National Forest

Leaf blades hirsute on both surfaces, margins ciliate; sheaths hirsute, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Amphicarpum amphicarpon, Pinebarrens Peanut-grass, Pinebarrens Goober-grass, New Jersey Goober-grass

JK Marlow    jkm060423_122b

April        SC

Francis Marion National Forest

Leaf blade surfaces hirsute with pustular-based hairs, margins ciliate, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Amphicarpum amphicarpon, Pinebarrens Peanut-grass, Pinebarrens Goober-grass, New Jersey Goober-grass

JK Marlow    jkm060423_123

April        SC

Francis Marion National Forest

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Amphicarpum amphicarpon   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Amphicarpum purshii   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-67-001:
Amphicarpum purshii   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Amphicarpum purshii

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Amphicarpon amphicarpon

 

Find by scientific name:

2087

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial? Annual?

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (rare in GA)

Habitat: Wet, peaty, open soils, especially peat-burns in pocosin edges, primarily in the outer Coastal Plain, responding strongly to fire, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly low alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain yellowish
Grain

 

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