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Dichanthelium meridionale

Dichanthelium meridionale (Ashe) Freckmann

Matting Rosette Grass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Dichanthelium meridionale var. acuminatum, Panicum acuminatum var. unciphyllum, Panicum albemarlense, Panicum meridionale, Panicum meridionale var. albemarlense

USDA Symbol: DIME2

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
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Notes: The flowers (florets) of grasses are often minute and therefore not visible to the naked eye. The flowers of this grass genus remain closed and are self-pollinated.

Distribution

USA: AL , CT , DC , DE , GA , IL , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , MN , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SC , TN , VA , WI , WV
Canada: NS , ON

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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