Family: Poaceae, Grass Family
Synonymy: P. agrostoides Spreng.
Lower Taxa: none
Origin: Native, North America
Habit: Herbaceous, graminoid, perennial clumping grass
Habitat: Wet sand and peat soils.
Range: New Jersey counties except Mercer, Monmouth and Sussex, VR, HL, P, CP-N and S
Rank/Status: G5, S4/5; none
Wetland Status: FACW+
Flowering & Reproduction: Flowering in July, spikelets mature in fall
Comments: Found in rich open wet meadows and roadsides. Plants have a membranous ligules and short stalked spikelets that are between 1.6 and 2.4 mm.
Reference Specimen: Kurt Philipp, Rutgers Camden #006421, Cooper Creek, Osage, Voorhees Twp, Camden Co, 8/17/1982.