Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4228

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Common in GA, rare in SC

Look for it in shallow water of swamps, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Inflorescence a panicle

FRUIT:
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Paspalidium geminatum   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Paspalidium geminatum +   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-81-017:
Panicum paludivagum   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Panicum paludivagum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Setaria geminata var. paludivaga

 

COMMON NAME:
Alligator Grass, Paspalidium


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