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Panicum rigidulum var. pubescens

Panicum rigidulum Bosc ex Nees var. pubescens (Vasey) Lelong

Redtop Panicgrass, Redtop Panic Grass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Panicum anceps var. pubescens, Panicum longifolium, Panicum longifolium var. pubescens, Panicum longifolium var. tusketense


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow


USA: AL , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MA , MD , MI , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA
Canada: NS


Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-12-18
Research By: TWC Staff

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