Erianthus contortus Elliott. Phen: Late Jul-Oct. Hab: Moist to wet clearings, open woodlands and forests, woodland borders. Dist: DE and MD south to Panhandle FL, west to TX and AR, with scattered occurrences north to TN.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Synonymy: = C, F, G, GW1, HC, RAB, S, Tx, W; = Erianthus brevibarbis Michx. var. contortus (Elliott) D.B.Ward – Ward (2001); = Saccharum brevibarbe (Michx.) Pers. var. contortum (Elliott) R.D.Webster – Ar, ETx1, FlGr, FNA25, K3, NcTx, Tn, Va, WH3, Webster & Shaw (1995); = Saccharum contortum (Elliott) Nutt. – K1