Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4228

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare in GA

Look for it in deep water of marshes, graminoid-dominated sloughs and swamps (e.g. holes in cypress domes – in sun), and disturbed wet areas including canals, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall

Inflorescence a panicle

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Paspalidium geminatum   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Paspalidium geminatum var. paludivagum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Paspalidium geminatum

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database
Paspalidium geminatum var. geminatum

INCLUDING Nomenclatural changes in Setaria and Paspalidium (Poaceae: Paniceae) (Webster, 1995)
Setaria geminata var. geminata

INCLUDING Nomenclatural changes in Setaria and Paspalidium (Poaceae: Paniceae) (Webster, 1995)
Setaria geminata var. paludivaga

INCLUDING VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-81-017:
Panicum paludivagum   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Panicum geminatum

INCLUDING Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Panicum paludivagum

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Panicum geminatum

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Panicum paludivagum

 

COMMON NAME:
Alligator Grass, Paspalidium, Kissimmee Grass


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image of Paspalidium geminatum, Alligator Grass, Paspalidium, Kissimmee Grass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_page5_001_lvd

        

image of Paspalidium geminatum, Alligator Grass, Paspalidium, Kissimmee Grass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_papa30_001_lhd