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Panicum mohavense

Panicum mohavense J. Reeder

Mohave Witchgrass, Mojave Panic Grass, Mojave Panicgrass

Poaceae (Grass family)


USDA Symbol: PAMO17

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

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

Bloom Information

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


Native Habitat: Arid limestone terraces.

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


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

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