Indian Woodoats Chasmanthium latifolium (Michaux) Yates    Synonyms: Inland Sea Oats, Northern Sea Oats, River Oats, Spanglegrass, Uniola latifolia, Wild Oats.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Poales   >   Family Poaceae   >   Genus Chasmanthium   

Status:

A perennial, fairly tall grass that grows in colonies in moist woods and along stream banks.

Description:

Produces conspicuous nodding flowers through the summer and fall.

Where to find:

Common along the Potomac drainage (Terrell & Peterson, 2009).

Relationships:

Indian Woodoats is a host plant for Common Roadside Skipper and Pepper and Salt Skipper.

There are 181 records in the project database.

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Indian Woodoats in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/2/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Indian Woodoats growing in the Pocomoke Swamp in Worcester Co., Maryland (7/21/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Indian Woodoats growing in Harford Co., Maryland (9/5/2013). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Indian Woodoats in Allegany Co., Maryland (8/18/2011). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

Indian Woodoats in Washington Co., Maryland (9/15/2013). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Indian Woodoats in Washington Co., Maryland (9/7/2019). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Indian Woodoats in Montgomery Co., Maryland (11/6/2015). Photo by Jim Wilkinson. (MBP list)

Indian Woodoats in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/24/2014). Photo by Elizabeth Miller. (MBP list)

Indian Woodoats in Dorchester Co., Maryland (7/29/2014). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Indian Woodoats in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/25/2014). Photo by Maddie Koenig. (MBP list)

Indian Woodoats (winter aspect) in Montgomery Co., Maryland (2/18/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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