Taxon: Panicum hemitomon Schult.

Genus: Panicum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Panicinae
Nomen number: 103512
Place of publication: Mant. 2:227. 1824
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 01-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide Grass VarUSA)
  • Animal food: forage (fide Food Feed Crops US)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States New Jersey
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil


  • Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. 1995 (Grass VarUSA)
  • Brown, R. G. & M. L. Brown Herbaceous plants of Maryland. 1984 (HPl Mary)
  • Chester, E. W. et al. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants. (Atlas Tenn)
  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  • Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  • Hanson, A. A. Grass varieties in the United States. 1972 (AH 170)
  • Hitchcock, A. S. 1971. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US) 2:704, 917.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Thomas, R. D. & C. M. Allen Atlas of the vascular flora of Louisiana. (Atlas Louis)

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