Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4064

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Common in Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere)

Look for it in marshes, interdune swales, ditches, swamps, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Stoloniferous

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Inflorescence a narrowly cylindric panicle

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain grayish

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Sacciolepis striata   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sacciolepis striata   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-80-001:
Sacciolepis striata   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Sacciolepis striata

 

COMMON NAME:
American Cupscale


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image of Sacciolepis striata

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_sast_001_lvd

        

image of Sacciolepis striata

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_sast_003_lvd

        

image of Sacciolepis striata

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_sast_004_lvd

        

image of Sacciolepis striata

Keith Bradley    kab_s_striata_7580

October        SC

Inflorescence a slender panicle w branches so short it may appear spikelike, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.