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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Dinebra panicea ssp. mucronata   FAMILY Poaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Leptochloa panicea ssp. mucronata   FAMILY Poaceae

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Leptochloa filiformis

 

COMMON NAME:
Red Spangletop


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image of Dinebra panicea ssp. mucronata, Red Spangletop

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_leat_001_lvd

        

image of Dinebra panicea ssp. mucronata, Red Spangletop

Keith Bradley    kab_d_panicea_mucron_0985

May    Miami-Dade County    FL

Panicle of numerous approximate slender racemes, ~ half the length of culm, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Dinebra panicea ssp. mucronata   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Leptochloa panicea ssp. mucronata   FAMILY Poaceae

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Leptochloa filiformis

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3925

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual/Perennial

Native to Alabama

Habitat: Sandy shores, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked, occasionally in basal rosettes

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall

Inflorescences terminal panicles of spikelike branches

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Grain

 

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