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Panicum verrucosum Muhl. - Warty Panic Grass


Panicum verrucosum spkikelet

Order:  Poales  


Family: Poaceae, Grass Family 

panicum verrucosum

Synonymy: None.

Lower Taxa: None

Origin: Native, eastern North America

Habit: Annual

Habitat: Open moist sand, disturbed areas

Range: Eleven (11) south New Jersey counties; P, CP-N and S

Frequency: Common

Rank/Status: G5, S4/5; none

Wetland Status: FACW

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

Comments:A weedy annual grass associated with acid environments in open wet meadows and pond edges. Often found on disturbed moist sand. Species best identified by warty spikelets.

Reference Specimen: J. Arsenault & C. Williams, #407, Marlton, Burlington County, 8/10/1978; Rutgers Camden #000815.


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