Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4083

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Non-native: Eurasia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon

Look for it in fields; it is frequently cultivated and rarely persistent or volunteering following cultivation, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Cespitose [growing in dense tufts, clumping]

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Inflorescence a spike

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Grain yellowish

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Triticum aestivum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Triticum aestivum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-21-001:
Triticum aestivum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Triticum aestivum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Triticum aestivum

 

COMMON NAME:
Bread Wheat


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image of Triticum aestivum

Keith Bradley    kab_t_aestivum_0938

May    Polk County    NC

Spike 5-15cm long. Spikelets alternate on opposite sides of rachis, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.