OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Brachyelytrum aristosum   FAMILY Poaceae


(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Brachyelytrum aristosum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Brachyelytrum septentrionale

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-50-001?:
Brachyelytrum erectum   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Brachyelytrum erectum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Brachyelytrum erectum var. septentrionale

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Brachyelytrum erectum

 

COMMON NAME:
Northern Shorthusk


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Brachyelytrum aristosum   FAMILY Poaceae

(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Brachyelytrum aristosum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Brachyelytrum septentrionale

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-50-001?:
Brachyelytrum erectum   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Brachyelytrum erectum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Brachyelytrum erectum var. septentrionale

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Brachyelytrum erectum

 

Find by scientific name:

3892

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in moist forests, mostly at moderate to high elevations, such as northern hardwoods and spruce-fir, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer

FRUIT:
Grain

 

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