Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (uncommon in NC-SC, uncommon in GA Coastal Plain)

Look for it in pastures, fields, woodland edges, roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Grain yellowish
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Dactylis glomerata   FAMILY Poaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dactylis glomerata +   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-13-001:
Dactylis glomerata   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Dactylis glomerata

 

COMMON NAME:
Orchard Grass