Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2248

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Non-native: Tropics
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

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

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full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & low alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Spikelets dark green
Inflorescence a panicle

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain reddish
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Eragrostis pilosa var. pilosa   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eragrostis pilosa   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-11-011:
Eragrostis pilosa   FAMILY Poaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Eragrostis multicaulis

GREATER THAN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Eragrostis pilosa

 

COMMON NAME:
India Lovegrass