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Dichanthelium spretum

Dichanthelium spretum (Schult.) Freckmann

Eaton's Rosette Grass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Dichanthelium acuminatum var. densiflorum, Panicum acuminatum var. densiflorum, Panicum eatonii, Panicum nitidum var. densiflorum, Panicum nitidum var. octonodum, Panicum octonodum, Panicum paucipilum, Panicum spretum

USDA Symbol: DISP4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (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

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , CT , DC , DE , GA , IN , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA
Canada: NB , NS

Additional resources

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


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

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