Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3899

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Common in Carolina Coastal Plain, uncommon in GA, rare in Piedmont

Look for it in moist to dry sandy or loamy pinelands, maritime forests, ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Spikelets light green

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain purplish, blackish
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Coleataenia anceps ssp. rhizomata   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Panicum anceps   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-81-001b:
Panicum anceps var. rhizomatum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Panicum rhizomatum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Panicum anceps ssp. rhizomatum

 

COMMON NAME:
Small Beaked Panicum, Small Beaked Panicgrass