Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2099

Grass, Sedge, or Rush, Shrub
Perennial

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

Common in Mountains (rare to uncommon in Piedmont)

Look for it in dry to moist forests on slopes, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Grain Brown
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Arundinaria appalachiana   FAMILY Poaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Arundinaria appalachiana   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-01-001?:
Arundinaria gigantea   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Arundinaria gigantea ssp. tecta

SYNONYMOUS WITH Arundinaria tecta var. decidua

 

COMMON NAME:
Hill Cane