Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Setaria magna Grisebach. Saltmarsh Foxtail-grass, Giant Foxtail-grass. Phen: Jun-Oct (-May). Hab: Tidal marshes (oligohaline and less typically mesohaline), interdune swales, near-coastal marshes, less typically inland, in south Florida interior in deep freshwater marshes and “holes” in cypress domes and strand swamps. Dist: NJ south to s. FL, west to e. TX; disjunct inland in GA, AR, LA, TX, and NM; West Indies; Bermuda; Costa Rica, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, ETx1, F, FlGr, FNA25, G, HC, K1, K3, K4, Meso6, NcTx, RAB, Tx, Va, WH3, Webster (1993b); = Chaetochloa magna – S

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