Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4100

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Common to rare, depending on variety

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly basal & low alternate, 2-ranked

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes short

FLOWER:
Inflorescence a terminal panicle of 3-5 ascending/spreading racemose branches

FRUIT:

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Paspalum praecox +   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Paspalum praecox   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-74-014:
Paspalum praecox +   FAMILY Poaceae

Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Paspalum praecox

Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Paspalum lentiferum

 

COMMON NAME:
Crown Grass


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image of Paspalum praecox +

Keith Bradley    kab_p_praecox_76877

May    Palm Beach County    FL

Hungryland Wildlife and Environmental Area

Racemes terminal, longest usually < 6cm. Spikelets flattened, yellowish-green, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.