Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4049

Grass, Sedge, or Rush

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

Uncommon

Look for it in mesic swales in sandhills, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes elongate, scaly

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Inflorescence a panicle

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain yellowish
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Tridens carolinianus   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Tridens carolinianus   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-08-001:
Tridens carolinianus   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Tridens carolinianus

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Triodia drummondii

 

COMMON NAME:
Carolina Triodia, Carolina Fluffgrass