Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2743

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in wet savannas, sinkhole ponds, edges of swamp forests, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Fall

FRUIT:
Fall
Grain olive
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Agrostis altissima   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Agrostis perennans   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-46-005?:
Agrostis perennans   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Agrostis perennans var. elata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Agrostis altissima

 

COMMON NAME:
Coastal Bog Bentgrass