Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3698

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

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

Common

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

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Fall
Bristles greenish or purplish
Inflorescence a dense, spikelike panicle

FRUIT:
Fall
Grain dark
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Setaria corrugata   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Setaria corrugata   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-68-006:
Setaria corrugata   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Setaria corrugata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Chaetochloa corrugata

 

COMMON NAME:
coastal bristlegrass


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picture of Setaria corrugata, image of Setaria corrugata

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_seco4_001_lvd

        

picture of Setaria corrugata, image of Setaria corrugata

Keith Bradley    kab_s_corrugata_8155

October    Calhoun County    SC

Congaree Bluffs Heritage Preserve

picture of Setaria corrugata, image of Setaria corrugata

Keith Bradley    kab_s_corrugata_8155b

October    Calhoun County    SC

Congaree Bluffs Heritage Preserve

Bristles green or purple, to 2cm long - much exceeding the spikelets, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.