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Strickland, Sam C.
Phalaris caroliniana Walt.
Carolina canarygrass, Maygrass
USDA Symbol: PHCA6
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: Seed heads when young are very green, turning tan when mature and dry.
AL , AR , AZ , CA , CO , FL , GA , KS , KY , LA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NM , NV , OH , OK , OR , SC , TN , TX , VA Native Habitat:
Loamy & alluvial soils, creek sides, in disturbed soils, fields, pastures. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
BenefitUse Food: Seeds consumed by indigenous peoples of eastern North America before the arrival of maize.
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-1020
Collected 2011-05-12 in Hays County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
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Record Modified: 2011-06-25
Research By: TWC Staff