Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4301

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in GA & NC Mountains, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Look for it in moist to dry-mesic forests, per Weakley's Flora

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shade ...Moist ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & low alternate, 2-ranked

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Cespitose

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Bisexual
Inflorescence an open panicle

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Poa sylvestris   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Poa sylvestris   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-15-012:
Poa sylvestris   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Poa sylvestris

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Poa sylvestris

 

COMMON NAME:
Forest Bluegrass, Woodland Bluegrass


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