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Dichanthelium longiligulatum

Dichanthelium longiligulatum (Nash) Freckmann

Coastal Plain Panicgrass, Coastalplain Panicgrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Dichanthelium acuminatum var. longiligulatum, Panicum acuminatum var. longiligulatum, Panicum longiligulatum

USDA Symbol: DILO4

USDA Native Status: L48 (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
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: The flowers of this grass genus remain closed and are self-pollinated.


USA: AL , AR , CA , CT , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , MI , MO , MS , NC , ND , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV
Canada: NB

Additional resources

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


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

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