New York Metropolitan Flora

Saccharum alopecuroides (L.) Nutt. - Silver Plumegrass

Native

By Science Staff

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 04/03/2013

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Common Names

Silver Plumegrass

General Discussion

This southeastern species previously has been known as far north as southern New Jersey, but one outlier has been reported from Bergen Co., NJ. It may eventually be confirmed in our area, but no specimens have yet been seen.

Nomenclature

Synonym:

Erianthus alopecuroides (L.) Elliot