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Leersia hexandra (Southern cutgrass )
Smith, R.W.

Leersia hexandra

Leersia hexandra Sw.

Southern Cutgrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Homalocenchrus hexandrus

USDA Symbol: LEHE

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , LA , MD , MS , NC , SC , TN , TX , VA

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL
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 Leersia hexandra in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Leersia hexandra in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Leersia hexandra

Metadata

Record Modified: 2019-03-19
Research By: SET

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