Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


616

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in wet meadows, seepages, bogs, marshes, swamp forests, freshwater tidal marshes, bottomland forests in mesic soils, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Inflorescence a panicle

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Grain red
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Glyceria striata var. striata   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Glyceria striata   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-17-007:
Glyceria striata   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Glyceria striata var. striata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Panicularia striata

 

COMMON NAME:
Fowl Mannagrass