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Dichanthelium acuminatum (Sw.) Gould & C.A. Clark var. fasciculatum (Torr.) Freckmann
western panicgrass

General Information
Symbol: DIACF
Group: Monocot
Family: Poaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Graminoid
Native Status: CAN   N
PR   N
L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM   


Symbol Scientific Name
DIACI Dichanthelium acuminatum (Sw.) Gould & C.A. Clark var. implicatum (Scribn.) Gould & C.A. Clark
DILA11 Dichanthelium lanuginosum (Elliott) Gould
DILAF Dichanthelium lanuginosum (Elliott) Gould var. fasciculatum (Torr.) Spellenb.
DISU13 Dichanthelium subvillosum (Ashe) Mohlenbr.
PAACF Panicum acuminatum Sw. var. fasciculatum (Torr.) Lelong
PAACI Panicum acuminatum Sw. var. implicatum (Scribn.) C.F. Reed
PABR7 Panicum brodiei H. St. John
PACU3 Panicum curtifolium Nash
PAGL10 Panicum glutinoscabrum Fernald
PAHU4 Panicum huachucae Ashe
PAHUF2 Panicum huachucae Ashe var. fasciculatum (Torr.) F.T. Hubbard
PAIM3 Panicum implicatum Scribn.
PALA17 Panicum lassenianum Schmoll
PALA18 Panicum lanuginosum Elliott, non Bosc ex Spreng.
PALA29 Panicum languidum Hitchc.
PALAF2 Panicum lanuginosum Elliott var. fasciculatum (Torr.) Fernald
PALAH Panicum lanuginosum Elliott var. huachucae (Ashe) Hitchc.
PALAI Panicum lanuginosum Elliott var. implicatum (Scribn.) Fernald
PALAT Panicum lanuginosum Elliott var. tennesseense (Ashe) Gleason
PALIF Panicum lindheimeri Nash var. fasciculatum (Torr.) Fernald
PAOC Panicum occidentale Scribn.
PAPA Panicum pacificum Hitchc. & Chase
PASU6 Panicum subvillosum Ashe
PATE15 Panicum tennesseense Ashe


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Cyperales
Family Poaceae ⁄ Gramineae – Grass family
Genus Dichanthelium (Hitchc. & Chase) Gould – rosette grass
Species Dichanthelium acuminatum (Sw.) Gould & C.A. Clark – tapered rosette grass
Variety Dichanthelium acuminatum (Sw.) Gould & C.A. Clark var. fasciculatum (Torr.) Freckmann – western panicgrass

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Panicum subvillosum
a panic-grass
Panicum curtifolium
short-leaved panic grass



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