Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3454

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in longleaf pine sandhills, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall

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 floridanus   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Andropogon floridanus   FAMILY Poaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Florida Bluestem