Witchgrass (Panicum capillare)

Witchgrass (Panicum Capillare)
Credit: Jim Pisarowicz | | License: PD US Government PD US NPS

Panicum Capillare, or more commonly know as Witchgrass, is a graminoid of the genus Panicum. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Panicum Capillare or Witchgrass's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and The Virgin Islands, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Panicum
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (N) VI (N) CAN (N)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: N'EAST NE&GP SWSS WSWS
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FAC-) 2(FAC) 3(FAC) 4(FAC) 5(FAC) 6(FAC) 7(FAC) 8(FACU) 9(FACU+) 0(FAC) C(NI*)

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