Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2245

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

Look for it in mesic forests, generally on rocky slopes, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Inflorescence a panicle

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Grain reddish
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Bromus pubescens   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bromus pubescens   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-14-006:
Bromus purgans   FAMILY Poaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Bromus purgans var. purgans

GREATER THAN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Bromus purgans var. laeviglumis

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Eastern Brome, Canada Brome