Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4103

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native south and west of the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in disturbed areas, forest edges, per Weakley's Flora

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

FLOWER:
Inflorescence a panicle of usually 2 racemose branches, rarely a 3rd below

FRUIT:

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Paspalum conjugatum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Paspalum conjugatum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Paspalum conjugatum

 

COMMON NAME:
Sour Paspalum


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image of Paspalum conjugatum

Keith Bradley    kab_p_conjugatum_72450

February    Miami-Dade County    FL

Spikelets solitary, ovate, light yellow, conspicuously ciliate-fringed, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.