Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4430

Grass, Sedge, or Rush

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in wet pine savannas, ditches adjacent to savannas, depressional wetlands, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Raceme (usually 2 per peduncle)

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Grain purplish/Yellowish

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Andropogon dealbatus   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Andropogon capillipes   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Andropogon virginicus var. glaucus

SYNONYMOUS WITH Grasses of Florida (Hall, 2019)
Andropogon dealbatus

SYNONYMOUS WITH Systematics of the Andropogon virginicus complex (Gramineae) (Campbell, 1983)
Andropogon virginicus var. glaucus "wetlands variant"

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-87-007?:
Andropogon virginicus   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Andropogon capillipes

INCLUDED WITHIN Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Andropogon virginicus var. glaucus

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Andropogon capillipes

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Andropogon virginicus var. dealbatus

 

COMMON NAME:
Wetland White Bluestem


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image of Andropogon dealbatus, Wetland White Bluestem

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_anca4_001_lvd