Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4166

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Native to Florida, the NC occurrence possibly native
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Waif(s)

Look for it in sandhills, pine flatwoods, disturbed sandy areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate? 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Inflorescence an open panicle

FRUIT:

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Chrysopogon pauciflorus   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Chrysopogon pauciflorus   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Chrysopogon pauciflorus

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Rhaphis pauciflora

 

COMMON NAME:
Florida Goldbeard, Florida Rhaphis


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_chpa11_001_lvd