(Leersia virginica)


Leaves Ligule Seedhead
whitegrass leaf whitegrass ligule whitegrass flower

Growing habits: Erect to sprawling, occasionally branching perennial grass

Root anatomy: Fibrous roots, rhizomatous

Leaf anatomy: Alternate leaves, light green, glabrous, spreading, can be bent in the middle, little to no pubescence, membranous ligule

Reproduction: Panicle inflorescence at culm apex, spikelets along upper half of lateral branches