Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in woodlands, forests, roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Wet ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Inflorescence a loose panicle

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain olive
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Agrostis perennans   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Agrostis perennans   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-46-005:
Agrostis perennans   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Agrostis perennans

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Agrostis perennans var. perennans

 

COMMON NAME:
Autumn Bentgrass, Upland Bent