Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2465

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

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

Common

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

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

Kentucky Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2013

 

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Inflorescence a panicle

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain whitish
Grain

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Echinochloa crusgalli var. crusgalli   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Echinochloa crus-galli   FAMILY Poaceae

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

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Barnyard Grass