OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Phleum pratense ssp. pratense   FAMILY Poaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Phleum pratense   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-43-001:
Phleum pratense   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Phleum pratense

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Phleum pratense

 

COMMON NAME:
Timothy


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image of Phleum pratense ssp. pratense, Timothy

JK Marlow    jkm100626_159

June    Avery County    NC

The Roan Highlands

Panicle cylindric, commonly 5-10cm long, often longer, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.

image of Phleum pratense ssp. pratense, Timothy

JK Marlow    jkm100626_161

June    Avery County    NC

The Roan Highlands

Culms 50-100cm tall from a swollen or bulblike base, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.

image of Phleum pratense ssp. pratense, Timothy

JK Marlow    jkm100626_173

June    Avery County    NC

The Roan Highlands

Panicle dense spikelike, cylindrical. Spikelets strongly flattened, 1-flowered, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Phleum pratense ssp. pratense, Timothy

JK Marlow    jkm200717_6657

July    Jackson County    NC

Nantahala National Forest

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Phleum pratense ssp. pratense   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Phleum pratense   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-43-001:
Phleum pratense   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Phleum pratense

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Phleum pratense

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2468

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Non-native: Europe

Common (rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Habitat: Meadows, pastures, roadsides, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall

Inflorescence a dense spikelike panicle

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain yellowish
Grain

 

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