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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Eragrostis ciliaris var. ciliaris   FAMILY Poaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eragrostis ciliaris   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-11-003:
Eragrostis ciliaris   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Eragrostis ciliaris var. ciliaris

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Eragrostis ciliaris

 

COMMON NAME:
gophertail lovegrass


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image of Eragrostis ciliaris var. ciliaris, gophertail lovegrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_erci2_001_lvd

        

image of Eragrostis ciliaris var. ciliaris, gophertail lovegrass

Keith Bradley    kab_e_ciliaris_71529

October    Miami-Dade County    FL

Spikelets 6-12 flowered, 2-4mm long; keels of palea stiffly long-ciliate, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Eragrostis ciliaris var. ciliaris   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eragrostis ciliaris   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-11-003:
Eragrostis ciliaris   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Eragrostis ciliaris var. ciliaris

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Eragrostis ciliaris

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3946

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Habitat: Sandy shores, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Panicle often purplish

Inflorescence a dense, spikelike panicle

FRUIT:
Grain lustrous red
Grain

 

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