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Panicum amarum var. amarulum

Panicum amarum Elliott var. amarulum (Hitchc. & Chase) P.G. Palmer

Coastal Panic Grass, Coastal Panicgrass

Poaceae (Grass family)

Synonym(s): Panicum amarulum, Panicum amarum ssp. amarulum

USDA Symbol: PAAMA2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Notes: Up to about 8 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: AL , CT , DE , FL , GA , LA , MA , MD , MS , NC , NJ , NY , PA , SC , TX , VA , WV
Native Habitat: Coastal areas, in swales behind the first dune and on sandy borders of wet areas.

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1318 Collected 2009-11-04 in Brazoria County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Web Reference

Webref 32 - Grasses of Canada, the U.S., and Mexico - North America north of Mexico (all countries, provinces, states, territories) (2019) Open Herbarium (openherbarium.org)
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Panicum amarum var. amarulum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Panicum amarum var. amarulum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Panicum amarum var. amarulum

Metadata

Record Modified: 0000-00-00
Research By: CBR

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