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Panicum flexile (Gatt.) Scribn. - Wiry Panic Grass

Line drawling from USDA Database

Line drawing from USDA, B & B

 
panicum flexile

 

 

Monocotyledon
 
Order:  Poales
 
Family: Poaceae, Grass Family 
 
Panicum flexile (Gatt.) Scribn., Wiry Panic Grass

SynonymyPanicum capillare var. flexile Gatt.

Lower Taxa: none

Origin: Native, eastern North America

Habit: Herbaceous, graminoid, annual grass

Habitat: Moist sandy soil; limestone fens

Range: Sussex and Warren Counties; VR; HL

Frequency: Rare

Rank/Status: G5, S1/endangered, LP, HP

Wetland Status: FAC+

Flowering & Reproduction: Flowering in June, spikelets mature in fall

Comments:  A weak grass associated with open wet calcareous habitats. Current records for Warren and Sussex Counties.

Reference Specimen:  Kenneth K. MacKenzie #6788, 9/9/1915, Boggy limestone, White Pond, CHRU #63919.

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