grass name

John Nelson nelson at BIOL.SC.EDU
Thu Nov 1 23:15:47 CST 2001

TH 1 Nov 1114h


        Many thanks to those of you who figured out the answer to my question.

        Richard Wunderlin (USF) provides this information:

"Fakahatcheegrass is the local Florida name and sometimes horticultural
for eastern gamagrass (Tripsacum dactyloides).  "Fakahatchee Strand" is
cypress swamp is southern Florida."

        later JOHN
John B. Nelson
A. C. Moore Herbarium
Department of Biological Sciences
University of South Carolina
Columbia SC 29208

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