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Leersia virginica Willd.
Poaceae (Grass Family)
Synonym(s): Homalocenchrus virginicus, Leersia virginica var. ovata
USDA Symbol: LEVI2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug
, WY Canada: NB
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
Larval Host: Pecks skipper;
Northern Pearly Eye (Enodia anthedon)
Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)
is a larval host and/or nectar source for:
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff