Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3570

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

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

Common

Look for it in roadsides, ditches, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer

Yellowish, lustrous Spikelets 1-flowered, 3 per node

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Grain

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Hordeum pusillum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hordeum pusillum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-23-001:
Hordeum pusillum   FAMILY Poaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Little Barley