OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Paspalum praecox +   FAMILY Poaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Paspalum praecox   FAMILY Poaceae

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

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

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Early Crowngrass


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image of Paspalum praecox +, Early Crowngrass

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.

 

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

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Paspalum praecox   FAMILY Poaceae

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

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

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

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4100

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

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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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