Grasses Found at Duke Farms


 

Common Name Scientific Name
Dayflower    Commelina communis L.
Branched bur-reed (N) Sparganium androcladum (Engelm.) Morong
Broadleaf Cattail (N) Typha latifolia L.
Smooth Rush (N) Juncus effusus L.
Path Rush (N) Juncus tenuis Willd.
Smooth Rush (N) Juncus effusus L.
Path Rush (N) Juncus tenuis Willd.
Yellowfruit Sedge (N) Carex annectens (E.P. Bicknell) E.P. Bicknell
Eastern Woodland Sedge (N) Carex blanda Dewey
Boott Sedge (N) (listed) Carex conjuncta Boott
Fringed sedge (N) Carex crinita Lam.
Greater Bladder Sedge (N) Carex intumescens Rudge
Shallow Sedge (N) Carex lurida Wahlenb.
Owlfruit Sedge (N) Carex stipata Muhl. ex Willd.
Fox Sedge (N) Carex vulpinoidea Michx.
Strawcolored flatsedge (N) Cyperus strigosus L.
Yellowfruit Sedge (N)       Carex annectens (E.P. Bicknell) E.P. Bicknell
Eastern Woodland Sedge (N) Carex blanda Dewey
Boott Sedge (N)  Carex conjuncta Boott
Fringed sedge (N) Carex crinita Lam.
Heath sedge Carex flacca Schreb.
Greater Bladder Sedge (N) Carex intumescens Rudge
Shallow Sedge (N) Carex lurida Wahlenb.
Owlfruit Sedge (N) Carex stipata Muhl. ex Willd. var. stipata
Fox Sedge (N) Carex vulpinoidea Michx.
Black Bent or Red Top Agrostis gigantea Roth
Autumn Bent (N) Agrostis perennans (Walter) Tuck.
Sweet Vernal Grass Anthoxanthum odoratum L.
Small carpgrass Arthraxon hispidus (Thunb.) Makino
Smooth Brome Bromus inermis Leyss.
Japanese Chess Bromus arvensis L.
Wood Reedgrass (N) Cinna arundinacea L.
Orchard Grass Dactylis glomerata L.
Smooth Crabgrass Digitaria ischaemum (Schreb.) Schreb. ex Muhl.
Bottle-Brush Grass (N) Elymus hystrix L.
Marsh Wild-Rye (N) Elymus riparius Wiegand
Little Barley (N) Hordeum pusillum Nutt.
Cutgrass (N) Leersia virginica Willd.
Meadow Fescue Schedonorus pratensis (Huds.) P. Beauv.
Japanese Stiltgrass Microstegium vimineum (Trin.) A. Camus
Eulalia Miscanthus sinensis Andersson
Witchgrass (N) Panicum capillare L.
Deer-Tongue (N) Dichanthelium clandestinum (L.) Gould
Reed Canary Grass Phalaris arundinacea L.
Timothy Phleum pratense L.
Common Reed Phragmites australis (Cav.) Trin. ex Steud.
Wood Bluegrass (N) Poa nemoralis L.
Kentucky Bluegrass (N) Poa pratensis L.
Little Blue-Stem (N) Schizachyrium scoparium (Michx.) Nash
Knotroot Bristlegrass (N) Setaria parviflora (Poir.) Kerguélen
Yellow Foxtail Setaria pumila (Poir.) Roem. & Schult.
Poverty Grass (N) Sporobolus vaginiflorus (Torr. ex A. Gray) Alph. Wood
Purpletop (N) Tridens flavus (L.) Hitchc.
Black Bent or Red Top Agrostis gigantea Roth
Autumn Bent  (N) Agrostis perennans (Walter) Tuck.
Sweet Vernal Grass Anthoxanthum odoratum L.
Small carpgrass Arthraxon hispidus (Thunb.) Makino
Smooth Brome Bromus inermis Leyss.
Japanese Chess Bromus arvensis L.
Wood Reedgrass (N) Cinna arundinacea L.
Orchard Grass Dactylis glomerata L.
Bottle-Brush Grass (N) Elymus hystrix L.
Marsh Wild-Rye (N) Elymus riparius Wiegand
Red Fescue Festuca rubra L. ssp. rubra
blue fescue grass Festuca arvernensis Auquier, Kerguélen & Markgr.-Dannenb.
Blue oat grass Helictotrichon sempervirens
Little Barley (N) Hordeum pusillum Nutt.
Cutgrass (N) Leersia virginica Willd.
Meadow Fescue Schedonorus pratensis (Huds.) P. Beauv.
Eulalia Miscanthus sinensis Andersson
Witchgrass (N)  Panicum capillare L.
Deer-Tongue (N) Dichanthelium clandestinum (L.) Gould
Switchgrass Panicum virgatum L.
Reed Canary Grass (N) Phalaris arundinacea L.
Common Reed Phragmites australis (Cav.) Trin. ex Steud.
Wood Bluegrass (N) Poa nemoralis L.
Kentucky Bluegrass (N) Poa pratensis L.
Little Blue-Stem (N) Schizachyrium scoparium (Michx.) Nash
Knotroot Bristlegrass (N) Setaria parviflora (Poir.) Kerguélen
Yellow Foxtail Setaria pumila (Poir.) Roem. & Schult. ssp. pumila
Poverty Grass (N) Sporobolus vaginiflorus (Torr. ex A. Gray) Alph. Wood
Purpletop (N) Tridens flavus (L.) Hitchc. var. flavus

 

 

*(N) - Native to New Jersey

 
 
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