Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4347

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in Coastal Plain (uncommon to rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Look for it in moist, low, open or shaded woodlands, often along streams or ditches , per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked, and often a basal rosette of overwintering leaves

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Early-season ("spring") panicles terminal; later "autumnal" panicles are lateral

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Dichanthelium scabriusculum   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dichanthelium scabriusculum   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-81-058:
Panicum scabriusculum   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Panicum aculeatum

INCLUDING Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Panicum scabriusculum

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Panicum aculeatum

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Panicum scabriusculum

 

COMMON NAME:
Tall Swamp Witchgrass


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image of Dichanthelium scabriusculum, Tall Swamp Witchgrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_disc2_002_lvd

        

image of Dichanthelium scabriusculum, Tall Swamp Witchgrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_paac7_001_lvd

        

image of Dichanthelium scabriusculum, Tall Swamp Witchgrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_paac7_002_lhd

        

image of Dichanthelium scabriusculum, Tall Swamp Witchgrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_pala30_001_lhd

        

image of Dichanthelium scabriusculum, Tall Swamp Witchgrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_pasc8_001_lvd

        

image of Dichanthelium scabriusculum, Tall Swamp Witchgrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_pasc8_002_lhd