Species Detail

Phalaris caroliniana Walter.
Maygrass


Scientific Name:  
Phalaris caroliniana Walter.
Common Name:  
Maygrass
Myaamia Name:  
No Myaamia Name
Uses:  
Undetermined
Harvest Seasons:  
Unkn
Habitats:  
Human-Disturbed Areas
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Herb, Wild

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Phalaris caroliniana Walter.
No sources entered.
Botanical Sources  
Phalaris caroliniana Walter.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   Occurs in waste places; moist roadsides and wet fields
Related Sources  
Phalaris caroliniana Walter.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   Archaeological studies in central and south-central Indiana revealed that maygrass was either cultivated or "strongly encouraged in wild stands" by indigenous peoples during the late Woodland period seen in archaeological sites prior dated from before 700 A.D.; then again in sites dating from A.D. 1000 to A.D. 1450