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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Dichanthelium nudicaule   FAMILY Poaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dichanthelium dichotomum var. dichotomum   FAMILY Poaceae

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN -
Panicum dichotomum

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Panicum nudicaule

 

COMMON NAME:
Witchgrass


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image of Dichanthelium nudicaule, Witchgrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_panu7_001_lhd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Dichanthelium nudicaule   FAMILY Poaceae

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dichanthelium dichotomum var. dichotomum   FAMILY Poaceae

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN -
Panicum dichotomum

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Panicum nudicaule

 

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3908

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to Florida & Alabama

Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Habitat: bogs, wet pine savannas, 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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