Leersia oryzoides (L.) Sw.
Rice Cutgrass, Rice Cut Grass
Poaceae (Grass Family)USDA Symbol: LEOR
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: NE of low-water crossing of Salado Creek at road from Main Base of Ft Sam Houston to Pershing Firing Range, San Antonio.
Habitat: Damp, alluvial creekside, often flooded. Amongmany species of Poaceae.
Description: Perennial grass. Culms 120 cm or more, from slender, creeping rhizomes. Sheaths & blades retorsely scabrous. Nodes retorsely hispid. Blades 7-10 mm wide, thin but firm. Panicles lax, drooping, 10-20 cm long. Spikelets narrowly oblong, asymetrical.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Oct 6, 1994
Specimen number: 688
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0968
Accession Date: Nov 22, 1994
Accession Number: 76 Annotations: SCFXB (In flower & fruit)