Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2866

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it dry rocky slopes & 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 (5/21/15):
Bouteloua curtipendula var. curtipendula   FAMILY Poaceae

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

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-59-001:
Bouteloua curtipendula   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Bouteloua curtipendula

 

COMMON NAME:
Side-oats Grama