Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3804

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

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

Rare

Look for it in fields, 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:

Kentucky Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2013

 

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer
Inflorescence a panicle

FRUIT:
Summer
Grain reddish

 

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):
Bromus hordeaceus ssp. hordeaceus   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bromus hordeaceus ssp. hordeaceus   FAMILY Poaceae

(?) (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-14-009:
Bromus mollis   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Bromus hordeaceus

 

COMMON NAME:
Soft Chess, Lopgrass