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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Eragrostis japonica   FAMILY Poaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eragrostis japonica   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)

Eragrostis hypnoides

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 25 (2003)

Eragrostis hypnoides

(?) Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)

Eragrostis glomerata

(?) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)

Eragrostis glomerata

 

COMMON NAME:
Pond Lovegrass


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image of Eragrostis japonica, Pond Lovegrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_ergl_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Eragrostis japonica   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eragrostis japonica   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Eragrostis hypnoides

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 25
Eragrostis hypnoides

(?) Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Eragrostis glomerata

(?) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Eragrostis glomerata

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4170

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Habitat: Riverbanks, other moist or wet sandy areas, per Weakley's Flora

Non-native

Rare

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LEAVES:
Simple

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Plants cespitose [growing in dense tufts, clumping], not stoloniferous (tho sometimes creeping and forming flat mats)

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall

Inflorescence a dense narrow panicle

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall?
Panicle greenish or tawny
Grain

 

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