Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3802

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Uncommon (rare in Piedmont)

Look for it in hammocks, maritime forests, shell middens, moist forests, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Inflorescence a narrow panicle

FRUIT:
Yellowish
Grain

 

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

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-72-001:
Oplismenus setarius   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Oplismenus setarius

 

COMMON NAME:
Woods-grass, Bristle Basketgrass