Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3908

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to Florida & Alabama
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in bogs, wet pine savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked, and often a basal rosette of overwintering leaves

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Early-season ("spring") panicles terminal; later "autumnal" panicles are lateral

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 nudicaule   FAMILY Poaceae

(?) LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dichanthelium dichotomum var. dichotomum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Panicum nudicaule

 

COMMON NAME:
Witchgrass