Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


956

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Uncommon in NC, rare in GA-SC

Look for it in bottomland and other moist forests, calcareous or mafic streambanks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
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 sylvatica   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Muhlenbergia sylvatica   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-45-008:
Muhlenbergia sylvatica   FAMILY Poaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Muhlenbergia umbrosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Woodland Muhly