Taxon: Panicum amarum Elliott

 
Genus: Panicum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Panicinae
Nomen number: 70475
Place of publication: Sketch bot. S. Carolina 1:121. 1816
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 01-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-May-2017
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • bitter beach grass  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • bitter panic grass  (Source: Grass VarUSA) - English
  • coastal panic grass  (Source: Grass VarUSA) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control ()
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of switch grass (based on evidence of introgression to Panicum virgatum fide PloS One 7(6): e38702, page 16. 2012)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, New Jersey, New York (s.e.), Pennsylvania (s.e.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama (s.), Delaware, Florida, Georgia (s.e.), Louisiana (s.), Maryland (e.), Mississippi (s.), North Carolina (e.), South Carolina, Virginia (e.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Cuba
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Honduras (e.)


    Cultivated

    Northern America
    • United States


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource). (F WIndies Online)
  2. Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. 1995 (Grass VarUSA)
  3. Aliscioni, S. S. et al. 2003. A molecular phylogeny of Panicum (Poaceae: Paniceae): tests of monophyly and phylogenetic placement within the Panicoideae Amer. J. Bot. 90:796-821.
  4. Clewell, A. F. Guide to the vascular plants of the Florida panhandle. 1985 (F FlaPan)
  5. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  6. Englert, J. M. et al. 1999. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  7. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  8. Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  9. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US)
  10. Huang, L.-K. et al. 2011. Genetic diversity of switchgrass and its relative species in Panicum genus using molecular markers Biochem. Syst. & Ecol. 39:685-693.
  11. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  12. Palmer, P. G. 1975. A biosystematic study of the Panicum amarum - P. amarulum complex (Gramineae) (Brittonia) 27:142-150.
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  14. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  15. Triplett, J. K. et al. 2012. Five nuclear loci resolve the polyploid history of switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) and relatives (PloS One) 7(6): e38702.
  16. Wherry, E. T. et al. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania. (Atlas Penn)
  17. Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of central Florida. 1982 (F CFla)
  18. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:311.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?70475. Accessed 21 April 2018.