Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2866

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare (the SC occurrence a waif)

Look for it dry rocky slopes and bluffs over calcareous rocks (such as limestone, dolomite, or calcareous shale) or ultramafic rocks (such as serpentine or metabasalt), limestone glades, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & low alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Bouteloua curtipendula var. curtipendula   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bouteloua curtipendula var. curtipendula   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-59-001:
Bouteloua curtipendula   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Bouteloua curtipendula

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Bouteloua curtipendula

 

COMMON NAME:
Sideoats Grama


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image of Bouteloua curtipendula var. curtipendula, Sideoats Grama

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_atcu2_001_lvd

        

image of Bouteloua curtipendula var. curtipendula, Sideoats Grama

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_bocu_001_lvd