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Dichanthelium villosissimum (Nash) Freckmann var. villosissimum
whitehair rosette grass

General Information
Symbol: DIVIV
Group: Monocot
Family: Poaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Graminoid
Native Status: CAN   N
L48   N
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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   


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Symbol Scientific Name
DIVIP4 Dichanthelium villosissimum (Nash) Freckmann var. pseudopubescens (Nash) Mohlenbr.
DIOVP Dichanthelium ovale (Elliott) Gould & C.A. Clark ssp. pseudopubescens (Nash) Freckmann & Lelong
PAVI8 Panicum villosissimum Nash
PAACV Panicum acuminatum Sw. var. villosissimum (Nash) C.F. Reed
PAACV2 Panicum acuminatum Sw. var. villosum (A. Gray) Beetle
PAOVV Panicum ovale Elliott var. villosum (A. Gray) Lelong
PANIV Panicum nitidum Lam. var. villosum A. Gray
PAVIP2 Panicum villosissimum Nash var. pseudopubescens (Nash) Fernald
DIACV2 Dichanthelium acuminatum (Sw.) Gould & C.A. Clark var. villosum (A. Gray) Gould & C.A. Clark
PAOVP Panicum ovale Elliott var. pseudopubescens (Nash) Lelong
DILAV Dichanthelium lanuginosum (Elliott) Gould var. villosissimum (Nash) Gould
PAPS4 Panicum pseudopubescens Nash


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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 villosissimum (Nash) Freckmann – whitehair rosette grass
Variety Dichanthelium villosissimum (Nash) Freckmann var. villosissimum – whitehair rosette grass

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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.
Dichanthelium ovale ssp. pseudopubescens
Commons's panic-grass
Special Concern
Panicum villosissimum
villous panic-grass
Presumed Extirpated



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