Blackseed Speargrass (Piptochaetium avenaceum)


Piptochaetium Avenaceum, or more commonly know as Blackseed Speargrass, is a graminoid of the genus Piptochaetium. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Piptochaetium Avenaceum or Blackseed Speargrass's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Piptochaetium
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: OH (PRX) PA (X)
  • State T/E Common Name: OH (blackseed needle grass) PA (black oatgrass)

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