Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michx.) Britton et al.

Natural range: Extends from the U. S. to South America

Habitat: Flatwoods

Florida status: Native

Recognition: Plant suberect (20-100 cm) with short knotty rhizomes. Often grows with G. brevifolius and differs by having longer, wider leaves (2.5-12 cm X 5-10 mm vs. 2-8 cm X 2-8 mm), longer lemma awns (4-12.2 mm vs. 8-1 mm), and usually having panicle branches that are spikelets-bearing to the base.