Erianthus strictus Baldwin

  • Authority

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

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Erianthus strictus Baldwin

  • Description

    Species Description - Culms 1–2 m, glabrous below the panicle except the often hirsute nodes; blades 6–10 mm wide, glabrous or sometimes pilose at the very base; panicle very strict and narrow, with closely appressed branches; spikelets brown or green, 8–10 mm, scabrous-puberulent, naked at base or with a few inconspicuous subtending hairs 1–2 mm; awn 15–20 mm, subterete, straight or loosely flexuous; 2n=30. Moist or wet soil; se. Va. to s. Mo., Fla., and Tex. (Saccharum baldwinii)

  • Common Names

    narrow plumegrass