Sacciolepis striata (L.) Nash - American Cupscale
Family - Poaceae
Flowering - July - November.
Habitat - Marshes, lakes, ponds.
Origin - Native to North America, Central and South America, and the Caribbean.
Other information - This species has been reported mainly in counties of the southern portion of the state but is probably found in counties throughout the state. The plant is easy to identify becasue of its wet habitat and many oblong spikelets.
Photographs taken at Coon Creek, Tallapoosa County, AL., 10-18-06.