Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3851

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in moist fields, ditches, forests, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring
Panicle greenish
Inflorescence a dense spikelike panicle

FRUIT:
Spring
Grain olive-green to yellowish

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Alopecurus carolinianus   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Alopecurus carolinianus   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-40-001:
Alopecurus carolinianus   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Alopecurus carolinianus

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Alopecurus ramosus

 

COMMON NAME:
Carolina Foxtail Grass