Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3926

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native: Southwest US, into Central & South America
Documented growing wild in - - SC

Waif(s)

Look for it as a waif at wool-combing mill and ballast sites (probably not established), per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked, occasionally in basal rosettes

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Spikelets green or brown
Inflorescences terminal panicles of spikelike branches

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Disakisperma dubium   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Leptochloa dubia   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Leptochloa dubia

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) A molecular phylogeny of Leptochloa (Poaceae: Chloridoideae: Chlorideae) (Peters
Disakisperma dubia

 

COMMON NAME:
Green Sprangletop