Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4173

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Non-native: Europe

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in Mountains, rare in NC Piedmont)

Look for it in fields, roadsides, powerline rights-of-way, other disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Inflorescence an open panicle

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Grain yellowish
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Briza minor   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Briza minor   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-12-001:
Briza minor   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Briza minor

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Briza minor

 

COMMON NAME:
Lesser Quaking-grass


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image of Briza minor, Lesser Quaking-grass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_brmi2_001_lvd

        

image of Briza minor, Lesser Quaking-grass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_brmi2_002_lvd