Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2247

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Native: western North America
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in alluvial swamps, river shores and bars, depression ponds, impoundments, interdune swales, low fields, beaver impoundments, other moist to wet disturbed habitats, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Inflorescence a panicle

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain whitish
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Echinochloa muricata var. microstachya   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Echinochloa muricata var. microstachya   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-73-002?:
Echinochloa crusgalli   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Echinochloa crus-galli ssp. crus-galli

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Echinochloa microstachya

 

COMMON NAME:
Rough Barnyard Grass


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image of Echinochloa muricata var. microstachya

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_eccrm2_001_lvd