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Agrostis altissima (Walter) Tuckerman. Coastal Bog Bentgrass. Phen: Oct-Nov. Hab: Wet pine savannas, sinkhole ponds, edges of swamp forests. Dist: MA (?) and NJ south to se. LA, primarily on the Coastal Plain.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = F, HC, Pa, S13, Va, Tucker (1996); = Agrostis perennans (Walter) Tuck. var. elata (Pursh) Hitchc. – C, G, S; < Agrostis perennans (Walter) Tuck. – FNA24, GW1, K1, K4, RAB, WH3

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Great Plains: FAC (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Midwest: FAC (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACU (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)

Heliophily: 8

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