Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4335

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

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

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Inflorescence a panicle, usually narrow & dense

FRUIT:
Grain yellowish
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Sphenopholis obtusata   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sphenopholis obtusata   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH The Plants of Pennsylvania (Rhoads & Block, 2007)
Sphenopholis obtusata var. obtusata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Sphenopholis obtusata var. obtusata

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-31-005:
Sphenopholis obtusata   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Sphenopholis obtusata

 

COMMON NAME:
Prairie Wedgegrass


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