Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


953

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare in NC

Look for it on forest edges, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade

LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly 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):
Muhlenbergia mexicana   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Muhlenbergia mexicana   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-45-007:
Muhlenbergia mexicana   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Muhlenbergia mexicana

 

COMMON NAME:
Hairy Wirestem Muhly