Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3909

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in edges of cypress swamps, in sphagnous bogs, moist shady places, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

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

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Inflorescence a 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 sphagnicola   FAMILY Poaceae

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

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-81-045?:
Panicum dichotomum   FAMILY Poaceae

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

LESS THAN Flora of North America
Dichanthelium dichotomum ssp. lucidum

 

COMMON NAME:
Peaty Witchgrass