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Paspalidium chapmanii

Paspalidium chapmanii (Vasey) Pohl

Chapman's Bristlegrass, Chapman's Bristlegrass, Chapman's Water Crown Grass, Coral Panic Grass

Poaceae (Grass family)

Synonym(s): Panicum chapmanii, Setaria chapmanii

USDA Symbol: PACH16

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep

Distribution

USA: FL
Native Distribution: Known in North America only in Florida, where it is listed as endangered.
Native Habitat: Soils of coral or shell origin.

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America - beta site (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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