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Dichanthelium xanthophysum

Dichanthelium xanthophysum (A. Gray) Freckmann

Slender Rosette Grass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Panicum xanthophysum


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
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

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


USA: CT , IA , MA , ME , MI , MN , NH , NJ , NY , PA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS

Additional resources

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


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

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