Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3936

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in dune slacks and sand flats, sometimes in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate, distinctly 2-ranked

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes short

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Flowers in spikes

FRUIT:

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Eustachys petraea   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eustachys petraea   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-55-003:
Chloris petraea   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Chloris petraea

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Chloris petraea

 

COMMON NAME:
Dune Fingergrass