OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Muhlenbergia schreberi   FAMILY Poaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Muhlenbergia schreberi   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-45-003:
Muhlenbergia schreberi   FAMILY Poaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Nimblewill


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image of Muhlenbergia schreberi, Nimblewill

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_musc_001_lvd

        

image of Muhlenbergia schreberi, Nimblewill

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_musc_003_lvd

        

image of Muhlenbergia schreberi, Nimblewill

JK Marlow    jkm0406g_06

June    Greenville County    SC

image of Muhlenbergia schreberi, Nimblewill

JK Marlow    s060615_a

June    Greenville County    SC

Leaves flat & narrow, 3-5cm long, 1-4mm wide, rough on surfaces & margins, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.

image of Muhlenbergia schreberi, Nimblewill

JK Marlow    jkm0408h_06

August    Greenville County    SC

image of Muhlenbergia schreberi, Nimblewill

JK Marlow    jkm201017_7798

October    Greenville County    SC

Culms weak, decumbent, rooting at the nodes, the upper portions erect, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

image of Muhlenbergia schreberi, Nimblewill

JK Marlow    jkm201018_7823

October    Greenville County    SC

Ear [inflorescence] 5" long; earlet [spikelet] sharp pointed with 1 long awn, per Field Guide to the Grasses, Sedges & Rushes of the US.

image of Muhlenbergia schreberi, Nimblewill

JK Marlow    jkm201018_7826

October    Greenville County    SC

Spikelets one-flowered, the rachilla disarticulating above the glumes, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.

image of Muhlenbergia schreberi, Nimblewill

Keith Bradley    kab_m_schreberi_7475

October    Lexington County    SC

Congaree Creek Heritage Preserve

image of Muhlenbergia schreberi, Nimblewill

Keith Bradley    kab_m_schreberi_7486

October    Lexington County    SC

Congaree Creek Heritage Preserve

Panicle slender, dense, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Muhlenbergia schreberi   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Muhlenbergia schreberi   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-45-003:
Muhlenbergia schreberi   FAMILY Poaceae

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

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

954

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Bottomland and other moist forests, dry forests, fields, dirt roads, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rooting at the nodes, without a true rhizome

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Spikelets greenish/ Lemmas usually purplish

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain reddish
Grain

 

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