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Panicum hemitomon (Maidencane)
Fannon, Carolyn

Panicum hemitomon

Panicum hemitomon Schult.


Poaceae (Grass Family)


USDA Symbol: PAHE2

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 6 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , DE , FL , GA , LA , MD , MS , NC , NJ , SC , TN , TX , VA
Native Habitat: On margins or in water of marshes, swamps, streams and other wetlands and water features.

National Wetland Indicator Status

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


Record Modified: 2022-10-13
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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