Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2468

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in meadows, pastures, roadsides, 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:

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, 2014

 

full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Inflorescence a dense spikelike panicle

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain yellowish
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):
Phleum pratense ssp. pratense   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Phleum pratense   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-43-001:
Phleum pratense   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Phleum pratense

 

COMMON NAME:
Timothy