OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Setaria viridis var. major   FAMILY Poaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Setaria viridis var. major   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Setaria viridis var. major

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-68-008?:
Setaria viridis   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Setaria viridis

 

COMMON NAME:
Giant Green Foxtail


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Setaria viridis var. major   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Setaria viridis var. major   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Setaria viridis var. major

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-68-008?:
Setaria viridis   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Setaria viridis

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3699

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Non-native: Eurasia

Waif(s)

Habitat: Disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Panicle greenish or purple

Inflorescence a dense, spikelike panicle

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain dark
Grain

 

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