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Torpedo Grass (Panicum repens)

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Panicum Repens, or more commonly know as Torpedo Grass, is a graminoid of the genus Panicum. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Panicum Repens or Torpedo Grass's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Hawaii, specifically in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Panicum
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (I) HI (I)
  • State Noxious Status: AL (CCW) AZ (PNW) HI (NW) TX (NP)
  • State Noxious Common Name: AL (torpedo grass) AZ (torpedo grass) HI (torpedograss) TX (torpedograss)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: FLEPPC STATE
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC+ FACW-
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 2(FACW-) 6(FAC+) H(FAC+)




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