Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

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

Look for it in savannas, bogs, and other wet sites, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain brownish
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Calamagrostis coarctata   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Calamagrostis coarctata   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-48-001:
Calamagrostis cinnoides   FAMILY Poaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Calamagrostis cinnoides

 

COMMON NAME:
Nuttall's Reedgrass


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image of Calamagrostis coarctata

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

        

image of Calamagrostis coarctata

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

        

image of Calamagrostis coarctata

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

        

image of Calamagrostis coarctata

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_c_coarctata1

October    Moore County    NC

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