Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4149

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Non-native: South America

Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare

Look for it in fields (perhaps successfully extirpated as a noxious weed?), per Weakley's Flora

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INVASIVE

This plant is causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Cespitose

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Florets purplish

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Florets purplish

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Nassella trichotoma   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Nassella trichotoma   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Stipa trichotoma

 

COMMON NAME:
Serrated Tussockgrass, Nassella Tussock, Yass River Tussock


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