Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


957

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

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

Uncommon (rare south of NC)

Look for it in moist forests and disturbed areas, up to at least 1400m, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain red
Grain

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Muhlenbergia tenuiflora   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-45-005:
Muhlenbergia tenuiflora   FAMILY Poaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Slender Muhly