Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3799

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Non-native: Eastern Hemisphere
Documented growing wild in - - -

Considered a noxious invasive. Reported in MD-VA & expected to seriously spread.

Look for it in moist forests, 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
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Oplismenus hirtellus ssp. undulatifolius   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oplismenus hirtellus ssp. undulatifolius   FAMILY Poaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Wavyleaf Basketgrass