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×Pucciphippsia vacillans

×Pucciphippsia vacillans (Th. Fr.) Tzvelev


Poaceae (Grass family)

Synonym(s): Catabrosa concinna ssp. vacillans, Catabrosa concinna var. vacillans, Catabrosa vacillans, Colpodium vacillans, Maltea ×vacillans, Phippsia algida ssp. vacillans, Puccinellia vacillans

USDA Symbol: PUVA4

USDA Native Status: GL (N)

Natural intergeneric hybrid of Puccinellia vahliana and Phippsia algida.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Notes: Up to about 9 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul


Bibref 1802 - Manual of Grasses for North America (2007) Barkworth, M.E., Anderton, L.K., Capels, K.M., Lon...

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Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America - beta site (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find ×Pucciphippsia vacillans in USDA Plants
FNA: Find ×Pucciphippsia vacillans in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for ×Pucciphippsia vacillans


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

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