OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Dichanthelium strigosum var. strigosum   FAMILY Poaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dichanthelium strigosum var. strigosum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Dichanthelium (Poaceae) in the United States and Canada (Gould & Clark, 1978)
Dichanthelium leucoblepharis var. pubescens

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-81-027:
Panicum strigosum   FAMILY Poaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Rough-hairy Witchgrass


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image of Dichanthelium strigosum var. strigosum, Rough-hairy Witchgrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_past13_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Dichanthelium strigosum var. strigosum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dichanthelium strigosum var. strigosum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Dichanthelium (Poaceae) in the United States and Canada (Gould & Clark, 1978)
Dichanthelium leucoblepharis var. pubescens

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-81-027:
Panicum strigosum   FAMILY Poaceae

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

 

Find by scientific name:

3921

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in Coastal Plain, rare in Piedmont

Look for it in moist soils of pine flatwoods, savannas, and pocosins, also in boggy situations, per Weakley's Flora

map
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...Wet ...Moist

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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