Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4152

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual/Perennial

Non-native: India

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Waif(s)

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

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Invasive?

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

 

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

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

FLOWER:
Summer
Upper florets olive to dark brown

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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):
Paspalum scrobiculatum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Paspalum scrobiculatum   FAMILY Poaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Paspalum scrobiculatum

 

COMMON NAME:
Ricegrass Paspalum, Indian Paspalum


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