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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/13/22):
Greeneochloa coarctata   FAMILY Poaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Calamagrostis coarctata   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Greeneochloa coarctata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Calamagrostis cinnoides

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-48-001:
Calamagrostis cinnoides   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Calamagrostis cinnoides

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Calamagrostis cinnoides

 

COMMON NAME:
Nuttall's Reedgrass


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image of Greeneochloa coarctata, Nuttall's Reedgrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_caci_001_lvd

        

image of Greeneochloa coarctata, Nuttall's Reedgrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_caci_003_lhd

        

image of Greeneochloa coarctata, Nuttall's Reedgrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_caco71_001_lvd

        

image of Greeneochloa coarctata, Nuttall's Reedgrass

JK Marlow    jkm200517_5014

May    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

image of Greeneochloa coarctata, Nuttall's Reedgrass

JK Marlow    jkm200517_5017

May    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

image of Greeneochloa coarctata, Nuttall's Reedgrass

JK Marlow    jkm200625_6078

June    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

image of Greeneochloa coarctata, Nuttall's Reedgrass

JK Marlow    jkm200625_6157

June    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

Node and ligule.

image of Greeneochloa coarctata, Nuttall's Reedgrass

JK Marlow    jkm200625_6169

June    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

Sheaths and blades scabrous, rarely sparsely hirsute, per The Grasses of North Carolina (Blomquist, 1948).

image of Greeneochloa coarctata, Nuttall's Reedgrass

JK Marlow    jkm200625_6171

June    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

Leaf blades flat, per The Grasses of North Carolina (Blomquist, 1948).

image of Greeneochloa coarctata, Nuttall's Reedgrass

JK Marlow    jkm190825_0982

August    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

Spikelets 1-flowered. Glumes 6-7mm long, scabrous, long-acuminate, per The Grasses of North Carolina (Blomquist, 1948).

image of Greeneochloa coarctata, Nuttall's Reedgrass

JK Marlow    jkm190825_0984

August    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

image of Greeneochloa coarctata, Nuttall's Reedgrass

JK Marlow    jkm200808_6940

August    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

image of Greeneochloa coarctata, Nuttall's Reedgrass

JK Marlow    jkm200808_6943

August    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

image of Greeneochloa coarctata, Nuttall's Reedgrass

JK Marlow    jkm210807_2549

August    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

Culms erect, stout, about 125cm tall, per The Grasses of North Carolina (Blomquist, 1948).

image of Greeneochloa coarctata, Nuttall's Reedgrass

JK Marlow    jkm210812_2656

August    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

image of Greeneochloa coarctata, Nuttall's Reedgrass

JK Marlow    jkm210812_2657

August    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

Panicle dense, to 20cm long, purplish, per The Grasses of North Carolina (Blomquist, 1948).

image of Greeneochloa coarctata, Nuttall's Reedgrass

JK Marlow    jkm210812_2657b

August    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

image of Greeneochloa coarctata, Nuttall's Reedgrass

Steve Marlow    snm008Nuttallsreed2

August    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

Panicle erect, dense, more or less lobed, 8-20cm long, purple-tinged, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.

image of Greeneochloa coarctata, Nuttall's Reedgrass

JK Marlow    jkm220909_9820b

September    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

image of Greeneochloa coarctata, Nuttall's Reedgrass

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_c_coarctata1

October    Moore County    NC

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/13/22):
Greeneochloa coarctata   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Calamagrostis coarctata   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Greeneochloa coarctata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Calamagrostis cinnoides

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-48-001:
Calamagrostis cinnoides   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Calamagrostis cinnoides

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Calamagrostis cinnoides

 

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Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in Carolina Mtns & Coastal Plain, uncommon in Carolina Pdmt & GA Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere in GA)

Habitat: Savannas, bogs, and other wet sites, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes slender, creeping

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Panicle purplish

Inflorescence a panicle

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain brownish
Grain

 

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