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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Coleataenia anceps ssp. rhizomata   FAMILY Poaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Panicum anceps   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Panicum anceps ssp. rhizomatum

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-81-001b:
Panicum anceps var. rhizomatum   FAMILY Poaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Small Beaked Panicum, Small Beaked Panicgrass


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image of Coleataenia anceps ssp. rhizomata, Small Beaked Panicum, Small Beaked Panicgrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_paan_001_lvd

        

The leaves of ssp. rhizomata tend to be hairier than those of ssp. anceps, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

image of Coleataenia anceps ssp. rhizomata, Small Beaked Panicum, Small Beaked Panicgrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_parh3_001_lhd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Coleataenia anceps ssp. rhizomata   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Panicum anceps   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Panicum anceps ssp. rhizomatum

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-81-001b:
Panicum anceps var. rhizomatum   FAMILY Poaceae

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

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3899

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Moist to dry sandy or loamy pinelands, maritime forests, ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Spikelets light green

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain purplish, blackish
Grain

 

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