Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


511

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in moist forests, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain reddish
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Elymus virginicus var. virginicus   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Elymus virginicus var. virginicus   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-25-002:
Elymus virginicus   FAMILY Poaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Virginia Wild-rye, Common Eastern Wild-rye, Terrell Grass