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Panicum diffusum

Panicum diffusum Sw.

West Indian panicgrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: PADI7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Inflorescence: Panicle
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: The flowers (florets) of grasses are often minute the therefore not visible to the naked eye.

Distribution

USA: TX

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FAC FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Panicum diffusum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Panicum diffusum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Panicum diffusum

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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