Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3921

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Uncommon in Coastal Plain, rare in Piedmont

Look for it in moist soils of pine flatwoods, savannas, and pocosins, also in boggy situations, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet ...Moist

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. strigosum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dichanthelium strigosum var. strigosum   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 strigosum

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Rough-hairy Witchgrass