Uniola paniculata L.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

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  • Scientific Name

    Uniola paniculata L.

  • Description

    Species Description - Stout, 1–2.5 m, from extensively creeping rhizomes; lf-blades 2–4 dm, mostly under 1 cm wide, broad-based, ± involute, attenuate into a long slender tip; infl 2–6 dm, rather crowded, or more open in age; spikelets ascending on stout pedicels, ovate or lance-ovate, 15–40 mm, 10–25-fld; glumes and the 3–5 sterile lemmas lance-linear, scarcely shorter than the lower fertile lemmas; lemmas lance-ovate, smooth or scaberulous on the keel, about equaling the palea; 2n=40. Coastal sands; se. Va. to Fla., Tex., Mex., and W.I.

  • Common Names