Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4168

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in sandy and muddy flats, brackish or salt marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal or low alternate, 2-ranked

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Cespitose

FLOWER:

FRUIT:
Grain

 

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):
Parapholis incurva   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Parapholis incurva   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-27-001:
Parapholis incurva   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Parapholis incurva

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Pholiurus incurvus

 

COMMON NAME:
Sickle Grass, Hard Grass, Thin-tail


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image of Parapholis incurva

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_pain_001_lhd