Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3950

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare

Look for it in coastal freshwater and slightly brackish marshes, flatwoods, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Cespitose and rhizomatous

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Inflorescences terminal, open panicles

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Eriochloa michauxii var. michauxii   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eriochloa michauxii var. michauxii   FAMILY Poaceae

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

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Eriochloa michauxii

 

COMMON NAME:
Longleaf Cupgrass


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image of Eriochloa michauxii var. michauxii

Keith Bradley    kab_e_michauxii_79916

September    Highlands County    FL

Kissimmee Prairie State Park

Axis & raceme rachises densely velvety-pubescent; spikelets appressed-villous, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.

image of Eriochloa michauxii var. michauxii

Keith Bradley    kab_e_michauxii_70452

October    Miami-Dade County    FL

Everglades National Park