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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Polypogon monspeliensis   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-14-001:
Polypogon monspeliensis   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Polypogon monspeliensis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Polypogon monspeliensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Annual Rabbitsfoot Grass, Beardgrass, Annual Beardgrass


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Keith Bradley    kab_p_monspeliensis_72777

February    Miami-Dade County    FL

Panicle dense, spikelike, 2-15cm long, 1-2cm wide, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Polypogon monspeliensis   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Polypogon monspeliensis   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-14-001:
Polypogon monspeliensis   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Polypogon monspeliensis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Polypogon monspeliensis

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4117

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Non-native: southern Europe to western Asia

Habitat: Brackish marshes, fields, nurseries, hammocks, other disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate, 2-ranked

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

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Panicle green
3 stamens

Inflorescence a dense, spikelike panicle

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Tawmy yellow when mature

 

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