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Dichanthelium laxiflorum

Dichanthelium laxiflorum (Lam.) Gould

Openflower Rosette Grass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Panicum laxiflorum, Panicum laxiflorum var. strictirameum, Panicum xalapense

USDA Symbol: DILA9

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like


USA: AL , AR , DC , FL , GA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MD , MO , MS , NC , OH , OK , PA , RI , TN , TX , VA , WV

National Wetland Indicator Status

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


Record Modified: 2014-03-05
Research By: SET

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