OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Agrostis altissima   FAMILY Poaceae   Go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Agrostis perennans   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 24 (2007)

Agrostis perennans

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-46-005?:

Agrostis perennans   FAMILY Poaceae

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

Agrostis altissima

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

Agrostis perennans var. elata

 

COMMON NAME:
Coastal Bog Bentgrass


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image of Agrostis altissima, Coastal Bog Bentgrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_agpe_001_lvd

        

image of Agrostis altissima, Coastal Bog Bentgrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_agpe_003_lhd

        

image of Agrostis altissima, Coastal Bog Bentgrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_agpe_004_lvd

        

Spikelets usually clustered near the tips of the branchlets, per Weakley's Flora (2012).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Agrostis altissima   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Agrostis perennans   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 24
Agrostis perennans

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-46-005?:
Agrostis perennans   FAMILY Poaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Agrostis perennans var. elata

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2743

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Habitat: Wet pine savannas, sinkhole ponds, edges of swamp forests, per Weakley's Flora

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Rare

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Fall

Inflorescence a panicle

FRUIT:
Fall
Grain olive
Grain

 

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