OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Panicum rigidulum var. rigidulum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-81-004b:
Panicum agrostoides var. condensum   FAMILY Poaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Panicum rigidulum var. condensum

 

COMMON NAME:
Dense Panicgrass


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image of Coleataenia rigidula ssp. condensa, Dense Panicgrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_paco19_001_lvd

        

image of Coleataenia rigidula ssp. condensa, Dense Panicgrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_paco19_002_lhd

        

image of Coleataenia rigidula ssp. condensa, Dense Panicgrass

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_coleataenia_condensa1

October    Dare County    NC

Usually readily identified by its tall stature and compact inflorescence, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

image of Coleataenia rigidula ssp. condensa, Dense Panicgrass

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_coleataenia_condensa3

October    Dare County    NC

Somewhat resembling a large Panicum hemitomon, with which it occa. occurs, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

 

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

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Panicum rigidulum var. rigidulum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-81-004b:
Panicum agrostoides var. condensum   FAMILY Poaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Panicum rigidulum var. condensum

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4026

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: marshes, meadows, low woods, ditches, stream and pond shores, freshwater tidal shores, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Spikelets greenish-purple

Inflorescence a narrow panicle

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain purplish to blackish
Grain

 

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