Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Wiry Panicgrass belongs to the notoriously difficult P. philadelphicum group. It differs primarily in its longer, more tapering spikelets. Read more at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales
Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
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September Granville County NC
Butner Cedar Glade
Mature panicle slender, branches ascending-spreading; spikelets long-acuminate, per Weakley's Flora.