OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Erianthus strictus   FAMILY Poaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Saccharum baldwinii   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-85-003:
Erianthus strictus   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Erianthus strictus

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Erianthus strictus

 

COMMON NAME:
Narrow Plumegrass


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image of Erianthus strictus, Narrow Plumegrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_erst2_001_lvd

        

image of Erianthus strictus, Narrow Plumegrass

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_erianthus_strictus1

September    Cumberland County    NC

Panicle usually 1-3cm broad, the branches closely appressed, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

image of Erianthus strictus, Narrow Plumegrass

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_erianthus_strictus3

September    Cumberland County    NC

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Erianthus strictus   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Saccharum baldwinii   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-85-003:
Erianthus strictus   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Erianthus strictus

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Erianthus strictus

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2531

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: marshes, clay-based Carolina bays, depression ponds, ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Panicle usually tawny or brownish

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain reddish
Grain

 

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