OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eragrostis elliottii   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-11-014:
Eragrostis elliottii   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Eragrostis elliottii

 

COMMON NAME:
Elliott's Lovegrass


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image of Eragrostis elliottii, Elliott's Lovegrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_erel_001_lhd

        

image of Eragrostis elliottii, Elliott's Lovegrass

Keith Bradley    kab_e_elliottii_71531

October    Miami-Dade County    FL

Spikelets linear, mostly 8-15 flowered, 5-12mm; lemmas closely imbricate, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Eragrostis elliottii   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eragrostis elliottii   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-11-014:
Eragrostis elliottii   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Eragrostis elliottii

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3947

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Ultisol wet pine savannas, maritime wet grasslands, inland edges of brackish marshes, inland edges of freshwater tidal marshes, calcareously-influenced wet pine savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Leaves primarily low alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Spikelets with dark margins and light centers

Inflorescence a loose open panicle

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain reddish
Grain

 

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