Family: Poaceae, Grass Family
Synonymy: P. tuckermani Fernald
Lower Taxa: none
Origin: Native, eastern North America
Habit: Herbaceous, graminoid, annual grass
Habitat: Dry to moist open sandy soils
Range: Found in most New Jersey counties; records missing from Passaic, Bergen, Somerset, Union and Hudson counties, VR, HL, P, CP-S, CM
Rank/Status: G4, S4/ none
Wetland Status: FAC-
Flowering & Reproduction: Flowering in July, spikelets mature in fall
Comments: Collections have been made from open, sandy habitats.
Reference Specimen: Kenneth K. MacKenzie, #6817, 9/195; White Pond, Monmouth County, CHRU #62091.