Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Wetlands Identification Deck

Plants featured in the wetland grasses ID deck

* Non-Native
  • Amphicarpum muhlenbergianum - Blue maidencane
  • Andropogon glomeratus - Bushy broom grass
  • Arundinaria gigantea - Switch cane, Giant cane
  • Arundo donax - Giant reed *
  • Axonopus species - Carpetgrasses
  • Brachiaria mutica - Para grass *
  • Carex species - Caric sedges
  • Carex albolutescens - Greenwhite sedge
  • Carex lupuliformis - False hop sedge
  • Carex stipata - Stalk-grain sedge
  • Cladium jamaicense - Saw-grass
  • Cyperus species - Flatsedges
  • Cyperus alternifolius - Umbrella flatsedge *
  • Cyperus articulatus - Jointed flat sedge
  • Cyperus haspan - Sharp edge sedge
  • Cyperus lecontei - LeConte's flatsedge
  • Cyperus odoratus - Rusty flatsedge
  • Dichanthelium scabriusculum - Wooly witchgrass
  • Distichlis spicata - Salt grass
  • Echinochloa walteri - Coast cockspur grass
  • Eleocharis species - Spikerushes
  • Eleocharis baldwinii - Road-grass
  • Eleocharis cellulosa - Gulf Coast spikerush
  • Eleocharis geniculata - Canada spikerush
  • Eleocharis interstincta - Knotted spikerush
  • Equisetum hyemale - Scouring-rush horsetail
  • Eriocaulon species - Pipeworts
  • Fimbristylis species - Fringe-rushes, fimbry
  • Fimbristylis spadicea - Chestnut sedge, Marsh fimbry
  • Fimbristylis cymosa - Hurricane-grass
  • Fuirena species - Umbrella-sedge
  • Imperata cylindrica - Cogon grass *
  • Juncus species - Rushes
  • Juncus effusus - Soft rush
  • Juncus marginatus - Shore rush
  • Juncus megacephalus - Bighead rush
  • Juncus roemerianus - Needle rush, Black rush
  • Lachnocaulon species - Bogbutton
  • Leersia hexandra - Southern cutgrass
  • Lipocarpha maculata - American halfchaff sedge
  • Luziola fluitans - Southern watergrass
  • Muhlenbergia capillaris - Gulf muhly
  • Neyraudia reynaudiana - Silkreed *
  • Panicum species - Panicgrasses
  • Panicum hemitomon - Maidencane
  • Panicum repens - Torpedograss *
  • Panicum rigidulum - Redtop panicum
  • Paspalidium geminatum - Egyptian paspalidium
  • Paspalum species - Paspalum
  • Paspalum repens - Water paspalum
  • Paspalum urvillei - Vasey grass *
  • Paspalum vaginatum - Seashore paspalum
  • Pennisetum purpureum - Elephant grass *
  • Phragmites australis - Common reed
  • Polypogon monspeliensis - Rabbitsfoot grass *
  • Rhynchospora species - Beaksedges
  • Rhynchospora colorata - Starrush, Whitetop sedge
  • Rhynchospora inundata - Narrowfruit horned beaksedge
  • Rhynchospora nitens - Bald-rush
  • Rhynchospora tracyi - Tracy's beaksedge
  • Saccharum giganteum - Sugarcane plume grass
  • Sacciolepis striata - American cupscale grass
  • Schoenoplectus californicus - Southern bulrush
  • Schoenoplectus pungens - Three-square bulrush
  • Schoenoplectus robustus - Salt-marsh bulrush
  • Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani - Soft-stem bulrush
  • Schoenus nigricans - Black bogrush
  • Scirpus species - Bulrushes
  • Scirpus cyperinus - Woolgrass bulrush
  • Setaria magna - Giant bristlegrass
  • Setaria parviflora - Knotroot foxtail grass, Marsh bristlegrass
  • Sorghum halepense - Johnsongrass *
  • Sparganium americanum - Bur reed
  • Spartina species - Cordgrasses
  • Spartina alterniflora - Smooth cordgrass
  • Spartina bakeri - Baker's cord grass, sand cordgrass
  • Tripsacum dactyloides - Eastern gamagrass
  • Typha species - Cat-tails
  • Xyris species - Yellow-eyed-grasses
  • Xyris ambigua - Morning yellow-eyed-grass
  • Xyris elliottii - Elliott yellow-eyed-grass
  • Zizania aquatica - Wild rice
  • Zizaniopsis miliacea - Giant cutgrass