Fimbristylis autumnalis (L.) Roem. & Schult. - Slender Fimbry
Family - Cyperaceae
Arrow shows ligule.
Bract of inflorescence.
Flowering - July - November.
Habitat - Meadows, ditches, low waste places, bogs, swamps, disturbed sites.
Origin - Native to North America.
Other information - This species can be found throughout Alabama. The plant can be identified by its habitat, flat (culms)stems, small, cylindric spikelets, and trigonous nutlets.
Photographs taken off Lee Rd 27, Auburn, AL., 9-7-05.