Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2466

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Uncommon

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

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full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Grain reddish
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Lolium perenne var. perenne   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lolium perenne ssp. perenne   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-19-003:
Lolium perenne   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN Poaceae: Festuca: Fescue, Rye Grass (Smith & Aikin, 2012)
Festuca perennis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Lolium perenne

 

COMMON NAME:
English Rye-grass, Perennial Rye-grass