Search Results: node/"florescence"

Pennisetum polystachion

Common Name(s): Online image request form This species appears on the following legally prohibited plant lists Federal Noxious Weed List Florida Noxious Weed List Florida Prohibited Aquatic Plants List Yes Yes No UF-IFAS Assessment of Non-Native Plants in Florida’s Natural Areas CATEGORY II on the Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council’s (FLEPPC) 2017 List of Invasive […]

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Paspalum vaginatum

Common Name(s): Online image request form You may recognize this species by its forked pairs of spikelet branches at the tips of relatively tall stems, growing in dense colonies on beaches, salt marsh margins, and brackish, disturbed sites nearly throughout Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). It is eaten by geese, manatees and other wildlife. Its almost identical […]

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Paspalum urvillei

Common Name(s): Online image request form This medium-large grass is commonly found growing in moist, open, disturbed sites nearly throughout the state. It is native to South America and blooms from the spring to fall (Wunderlin, 2003). Vasey grass is a NON-NATIVE grass. stems tufted, to 7 ft. tall; leaf blades long and narrow, to […]

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Paspalum distichum

Common Name(s): Online image request form Knot grass grows in moist to wet areas; wet shores of ponds and streams, and wet prairies. It may also grow along roadsides, in irrigation ditches and canals. It is found throughout Florida and flowers from spring to late fall. Knot grass is a low, running perennial, with extensively […]

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Panicum scabriusculum

Common Name(s): Online image request form This panic grass is rarley found growing in moist hammocks, flatwoods, pond margins and ditches in Duval and Washington counties and the central peninsula. It blooms from spring to fall (Wunderlin, 2003) and can be recognized by the light green bands at each stem node. Wooly panicum is a […]

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Panicum rigidulum

Common Name(s): Online image request form This panic grass is commonly found growing in wet flatwoods, bogs, swamps and disturbed sites nearly throughout Florida. Panicum rigidulum blooms from summer to fall (Wunderlin, 2003). It has a distinctively rigid, dark reddish inflorescence that may be spike-like or its branches may be open and ascending-spreading. Red-top panicum […]

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Muhlenbergia capillaris

Common Name(s): Online image request form This desirable native, a clump-forming grass, may be encountered as an isolated plant or covering a wet flatwoods, in freshwater areas, or in habitats exposed to salt spray. Its many leaves are rolled and narrow. Three varieties exist in Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). Gulf muhly is a grass. stems clump-forming, […]

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Neyraudia reynaudiana

Common Name(s): Origin: South Asia1Introduction to Florida: 19162 Online image request form This species appears on the following legally prohibited plant lists Federal Noxious Weed List Florida Noxious Weed List Florida Prohibited Aquatic Plants List No Yes No UF-IFAS Assessment of Non-Native Plants in Florida’s Natural Areas CATEGORY I on the Florida Exotic Pest Plant […]

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Paspalidium geminatum

Common Name(s): Online image request form The common native, Egyptian paspalidium, might first be encountered as long leaves on tufts of thick stems bent at the base, leaning over swamps, ponds, and wet, disturbed sites along the peninsula and Dixie county (Wunderlin, 2003). It blooms all year. Egyptian paspalidium is a grass. stem tufted, leaning […]

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Lipocarpha maculata

Common Name(s): Online image request form This small, tufted plant is occasionally found growing in wet ditches, flatwoods, and pond and swamp margins nearly throughout Florida. It blooms from spring to fall (Wunderlin, 2003). Its egg-shaped spikelets have 2 conspicuous leaf-like bracts. There are three Lipocarpha species that occur in Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). In the […]

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