Taxon: Panicum capillare L.

 
Genus: Panicum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Panicoideae
      Tribe: Paniceae
        Subtribe: Panicinae
Nomen number: 26459
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:58. 1753
Name Verified on: 01-Oct-1990 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Nov-1994
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 9 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Quebec, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Prince Edward Island, - New Brunswick
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Kansas, - Minnesota, - Missouri, - Nebraska, - North Dakota, - Oklahoma, - South Dakota, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - Vermont, - West Virginia
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Arkansas, - Delaware, - Florida, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Louisiana, - Maryland, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah
    • Western Canada: Canada - Saskatchewan, - Alberta, - Manitoba, - British Columbia
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Cuba; Jamaica; Virgin Islands (U.S.) - St. Croix

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Tasmania, - New South Wales, - South Australia, - Victoria, - Western Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Southern South America: Chile

References:

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  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
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  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
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  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
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  • Ugarte, E. et al. 2011. Vascular alien flora, Chile (Check List) 7:365-380.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. 1989. El género Panicum (Poaceae: Paniceae) en la República Argentina. III (Darwiniana) 29:315-316.
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