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Panicum gattingeri

Panicum gattingeri Nash

Gattinger's Panic Grass, Gattinger's Panicgrass

Poaceae (Grass family)

Synonym(s): Panicum capillare var. campestre, Panicum philadelphicum ssp. gattingeri

USDA Symbol: PAGA

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

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

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , MA , MD , MI , MN , MO , NC , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , TN , VA , WV
Canada: ON , QC
Native Habitat: Moist sandy fields, roadsides, along streams, and in wet clay on receding shores.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FAC FAC FAC
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.

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

Metadata

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

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