Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3903

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to Florida
Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in open sandy pine and pine/oak woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette (often a rosette of overwintering leaves) & alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Inflorescence a narrow panicle

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Dichanthelium species 17 (=pinetorum)   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dichanthelium aciculare   FAMILY Poaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Pineland Witchgrass