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Leersia oryzoides

Leersia oryzoides (L.) Sw.

Rice Cutgrass, Rice Cut Grass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Leersia oryzoides

Rice Grass


Location: NE of low-water crossing of Salado Creek at road from Main Base of Ft Sam Houston to Pershing Firing Range, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

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.

County: Bexar
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)

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