Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3796

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Common

Look for it in moist forests, disturbed areas, bottomlands, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, 2014

 

...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Bisexual
Inflorescence a panicle

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Lustrous yellow
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 (5/21/15):
Poa trivialis ssp. trivialis   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Poa trivialis   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-15-009:
Poa trivialis   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Poa trivialis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Poa trivialis ssp. trivialis

 

COMMON NAME:
Rough Bluegrass