Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3543

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

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

Common, uncommon, or rare in GA-NC-SC - depending on physiographic province

Look for it in interdune wetlands, various other wet to damp habitats, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Inflorescence a panicle

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain whitish
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Echinochloa muricata var. muricata   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Echinochloa muricata var. muricata   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-73-002?:
Echinochloa crusgalli   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Echinochloa crus-galli ssp. crus-galli

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Echinochloa muricata

 

COMMON NAME:
Barnyard Grass