Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4298

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in NC & GA Piedmont, rare in SC & GA Coastal Plain

Look for it in glades, barrens, desiccated pondshores, riversides, and other rocky or dry sandy soil of open woods and roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked (plants lacking a rosette of overwintering basal leaves)

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Inflorescence a panicle

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain yellowish or olivaceous
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Panicum philadelphicum ssp. philadelphicum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Panicum philadelphicum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-81-013:
Panicum philadelphicum   FAMILY Poaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Panicum philadelphicum

GREATER THAN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Panicum tuckermanii

 

COMMON NAME:
Woodland Panic Grass


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image of Panicum philadelphicum ssp. philadelphicum, Woodland Panic Grass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_paph_001_lvd

        

image of Panicum philadelphicum ssp. philadelphicum, Woodland Panic Grass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_paph_002_lhd

        

Panicum philadelphicum.

image of Panicum philadelphicum ssp. philadelphicum, Woodland Panic Grass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_patu_001_lhd

        

Panicum tuckermanii.