Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales
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Patrick D. McMillan pdmxelliottii_sebringwir
Leaves linear, flattened in cross-section, with a pale hardened margin, per Weakley's Flora.
Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC
Alternate (crowded and appearing basal)
3 stamens, 3 fimbriate staminodia
Inflorescence a compact, terminal, capitate spike
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