Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3810

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Common (uncommon in Coastal Plain, uncommon in GA)

Look for it in disturbed areas, wet, moist, or dry, 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
Tennessee Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2009

 

...Wet ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Panicle greenish or reddish

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain reddish
Grain

 

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):
Agrostis stolonifera   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Agrostis stolonifera   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-46-001:
Agrostis stolonifera   FAMILY Poaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Agrostis stolonifera

GREATER THAN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Agrostis palustris

 

COMMON NAME:
Creeping Bentgrass