Setaria corrugata

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Common name: coastal bristlegrass [1]

Setaria corrugata
Setaria corrugata AFP.jpg
Photo by Betty Wargo hosted at Atlas of Florida Plants
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants
Class: Liliopsida - Moncots
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Setaria
Species: S. corrugata
Binomial name
Setaria corrugata
(Elliott) Schult.
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Natural range of Setaria corrugata from USDA NRCS Plants Database.

Taxonomic Notes

Synonyms: Chaetochloa corrugata (Elliott) Scribner

Varieties: none

Description

S. corrugata is an annual graminoid of the Poaceae family native to North America. [1]

Distribution

S. corrugata is found along the southeastern coast of the United States from Texas to North Carolina. [1]

Ecology

Habitat

S. corrugata proliferates in pinelands and disturbed areas. [2] Specimens have been collected from open pineland, coastal hammocks, roadsides, banks of holding ponds, wooded old dune, sandy hardwood clearing, mixed forest, oak woods, longleaf pine sand ridge, wiregrass savanna, bluff by river, mangrove swamp, and open field. [3]

Seed dispersal

This species is thought to be dispersed by wind. [4]

Conservation and Management

Cultivation and restoration

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References and notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 USDA Plant Database https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=SECO4
  2. Weakley, A. S. (2015). Flora of the Southern and Mid-Atlantic States. Chapel Hill, NC, University of North Carolina Herbarium.
  3. URL: http://herbarium.bio.fsu.edu. Last accessed: June 2018. Collectors: R.K. Godfrey, Loran Anderson, C. Jackson, R. Kral, R. E. Perdue, Richard Houk, R. Kral, A.F. Clewell, D.L. Martin, S. T. Cooper, Gwynn Ramsey, R.S. Mitchell, J. P. Gillespie, D.B. Ward, J. Hunter, F. S. Ward, D. Burch. States and counties: Florida (Leon, Wakulla, Franklin, Santa Rosa, Gadsden, Levy, Brevard, Madison, Citrus, Sarasota, Dixie, Suwannee, Hamilton, Walton, Monroe) Georgia (Thomas)
  4. Kirkman, L. Katherine. Unpublished database of seed dispersal mode of plants found in Coastal Plain longleaf pine-grasslands of the Jones Ecological Research Center, Georgia.