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Dichanthelium scoparium

Dichanthelium scoparium (Lam.) Gould

Velvet Panicum

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Panicum scoparium

USDA Symbol: DISC3

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , MI , MO , MS , NC , NJ , NY , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FAC FACW FACW FACW FACW
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 scoparium in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Dichanthelium scoparium in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Dichanthelium scoparium

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-03-07
Research By: JAM

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