Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3453

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Uncommon

Look for it in wet savannas, pine flatwoods, ditches, wet disturbed sites, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Raceme (usually 2 per peduncle)

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain purplish/Yellowish
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Andropogon glaucopsis   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Andropogon glaucopsis   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-87-007?:
Andropogon virginicus   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Andropogon virginicus var. glaucopsis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Andropogon glomeratus var. glaucopsis

 

COMMON NAME:
Big Chalky Bluestem, Coastal Bluestem