OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Dinebra panicea ssp. brachiata   FAMILY Poaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Leptochloa panicea ssp. brachiata   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-56-001:
Leptochloa filiformis   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Leptochloa filiformis

 

COMMON NAME:
Red Sprangletop


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image of Dinebra panicea ssp. brachiata, Red Sprangletop

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_lefi_001_lvd

        

image of Dinebra panicea ssp. brachiata, Red Sprangletop

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_lefi_002_lvd

        

image of Dinebra panicea ssp. brachiata, Red Sprangletop

Terry Holdsclaw    tdh_l_panicea_brachiata_1

September    Catawba County    NC

Leaf blades flat, thin, as much as 1cm wide, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.

image of Dinebra panicea ssp. brachiata, Red Sprangletop

Terry Holdsclaw    tdh_l_panicea_brachiata_2

September    Catawba County    NC

Panicle of numerous approximate slender racemes, ~ half the length of culm, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Dinebra panicea ssp. brachiata   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Leptochloa panicea ssp. brachiata   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-56-001:
Leptochloa filiformis   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Leptochloa filiformis

 

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805

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Sandy fields, disturbed bottomlands, agricultural fields, other disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Lemmas purplish

Inflorescence composed of racemosely arranged spikes

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain reddish
Grain

 

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