Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3813

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Non-native: Europe /possibly native along the coast
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Uncommon

Look for it on roadsides, in disturbed areas, pastures, per Weakley's Flora

map
To see a detailed map, click here


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

FRUIT:
Summer
Dark
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):
Elymus repens   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Elymus repens   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-20-001:
Agropyron repens   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Agropyron repens

 

COMMON NAME:
Quackgrass, Dog-grass, Witchgrass