Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales
Guide to the Vascular Plants of the Blue Ridge (Wofford, 1989)
Panicum rigidulum var. rigidulum
Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Panicum agrostoides var. agrostoides
Redtop Panic Grass
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Gill Newberry gn09_p_agrostoides_flower
Spikelets greeinish-purple, attached on 1 side of the panicle branches, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
Gill Newberry gn09_p_agrostoides_habit
Leaf blades erect, folded at base, flat above, 20-50cm long, 5-12mm wide, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.
Gill Newberry gn09_p_agrostoides_inf
Inflorescence a narrow, pyramidal panicle, 4-12" tall, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.