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Alopecurus carolinianus (Carolina foxtail )
Smith, R.W.

Alopecurus carolinianus

Alopecurus carolinianus Walter

Carolina Foxtail

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Alopecurus macounii, Alopecurus ramosus

USDA Symbol: ALCA4

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Grass/Grass-like

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , AZ , CA , CO , CT , DE , FL , GA , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , MI , MN , MO , MS , MT , NC , ND , NE , NJ , NM , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , SC , SD , TN , TX , UT , VA , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: AB , BC , SK

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW FACW FACW FACW FACW FACW
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.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Alopecurus carolinianus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Alopecurus carolinianus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Alopecurus carolinianus

Metadata

Record Modified: 2018-03-08
Research By: SET

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