Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales
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Flora of North America
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Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Non-native: South America
Habitat: Disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora
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This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:
- Forest Health Assessment & Applied Sciences Team: New Invaders of the Southeast
- Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2006
Mostly basal & low alternate, 2-ranked
Cespitose [growing in dense tufts, clumping]
Inflorescence a panicle of 15-25 erect to ascending racemose branches
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