Digital Herbaria

Panicum dichotomiflorum

Panicum dichotomiflorum Michx.

Fall panicgrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), CAN (I)
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Specimen & Label Data

Panicum dichotomiflorum

fall panicgrass


Location: NE of low water crossing of main road from Ft Sam Houston to Pershing Firing Range at Salaco Creek.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: In mud/water of sluggish creek. Somtimes inundated. Full sun.

Description: Coarse perennial from creeping rhizomes. Culms 30-70 cm tall, mostly erect. Panicle open, 30-40 cm tall x 10-15 cm wide.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Ocr 12, 1994
Specimen number: 701

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 1117
Accession Date: Feb 28, 1998
Accession Number: 104

Annotations: SXFXB (In fruit) (Handwritten above record) Floys Weiller Aug 1998 probably Panicum dichotomiflorum Michx. Both Zizaniopsis miliacea and South wildrice lined through. Marginal by Southern Wildrice: "Fall Panicum" Paren around "Coarse perennial from creeping rhizomes.) Marginal annotation: "probably not!" Label: Zizaniopsis

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