Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2524

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Non-native?
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Common

Look for it in moist forests, moist disturbed areas, bogs, 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:

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

 

...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer

FRUIT:
Summer
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):
Phalaris arundinacea   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Phalaris arundinacea   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-61-001:
Phalaris arundinacea   FAMILY Poaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Phalaris arundinacea var. arundinacea

GREATER THAN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Phalaris arundinacea var. picta

 

COMMON NAME:
Reed Canarygrass, Ribbongrass