Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3803

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Non-native: South America
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Look for it in disturbed areas, 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:

Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2006

 

LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly basal & low alternate, 2-ranked

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Cespitose [growing in dense tufts, clumping]

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Inflorescence a panicle of 15-100 erect to ascending racemose branches

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall

 

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 (11/30/12):
Paspalum quadrifarium   FAMILY Poaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Paspalum quadrifarium   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Paspalum quadrifarium

 

COMMON NAME:
Tussock Paspalum