Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


733

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in moist forests, dry forests esp over more fertile soils, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Grain

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Elymus hystrix var. hystrix   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-24-001:
Hystrix patula   FAMILY Poaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Bottlebrush Grass