OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dichanthelium aciculare   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Dichanthelium aciculare

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

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Pineland Witchgrass


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image of Dichanthelium pinetorum, Pineland Witchgrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_papi5_001_lhd

        

 

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

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dichanthelium aciculare   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Dichanthelium aciculare

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

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

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3903

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to Florida

Habitat: Open sandy pine and pine/oak woodlands, 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

 

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