OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Dichanthelium latifolium   FAMILY Poaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dichanthelium latifolium   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Dichanthelium latifolium

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-81-060:
Panicum latifolium   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Panicum latifolium

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Panicum latifolium

 

COMMON NAME:
Broadleaf Rosette Grass, Broadleaf Witchgrass


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image of Dichanthelium latifolium, Broadleaf Rosette Grass, Broadleaf Witchgrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_dila8_001_lvd

        

image of Dichanthelium latifolium, Broadleaf Rosette Grass, Broadleaf Witchgrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_pala23_001_lvd

        

image of Dichanthelium latifolium, Broadleaf Rosette Grass, Broadleaf Witchgrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_pala23_002_lhd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Dichanthelium latifolium   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dichanthelium latifolium   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Dichanthelium latifolium

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-81-060:
Panicum latifolium   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Panicum latifolium

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Panicum latifolium

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

1021

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Rare in GA-NC-SC

Habitat: Open or shady well-drained forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked, and often a basal rosette of overwintering leaves

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall

Early-season ("spring") panicles terminal; later "autumnal" panicles are lateral

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Grain yellowish/Purplish
Grain

 

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