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Sorghastrum elliottii (Slender indiangrass)
Leander, Bruce

Sorghastrum elliottii

Sorghastrum elliottii (C. Mohr) Nash

Slender Indiangrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Chrysopogon elliottii, Sorghastrum apalachicolense

USDA Symbol: SOEL3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Fruit Type: Caryopsis

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable


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

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1253 Collected 2008-11-05 in Anderson County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2010-03-13
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