Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3920

Grass, Sedge, or Rush

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare

Look for it in low, open sandy pinelands and hammocks, bogs, 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 strigosum var. glabrescens   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dichanthelium strigosum var. glabrescens   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-81-027?:
Panicum strigosum   FAMILY Poaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Dichanthelium (Poaceae) in the United States and Canada (Gould & Clark, 1978)
Dichanthelium leucoblepharis var. glabrescens

 

COMMON NAME:
Hairless Witchgrass