OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Erianthus coarctatus   FAMILY Poaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Saccharum coarctatum   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-85-004?:
Erianthus brevibarbis   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Erianthus coarctatus var. coarctatus

INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Erianthus coarctatus var. elliottianus

 

COMMON NAME:
Brown Plumegrass, Bunched Plumegrass


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image of Erianthus coarctatus, Brown Plumegrass, Bunched Plumegrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_erco35_001_lvd

        

image of Erianthus coarctatus, Brown Plumegrass, Bunched Plumegrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_ercoe2_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Erianthus coarctatus   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Saccharum coarctatum   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-85-004?:
Erianthus brevibarbis   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Erianthus coarctatus var. coarctatus

INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Erianthus coarctatus var. elliottianus

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3898

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: marshes, ditches, clay-based Carolina bays, swamps, peaty powerline rights-of-way, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Panicle tawny or purplish

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain reddish
Grain

 

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