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Taxon: Panicum miliaceum L. subsp. ruderale (Kitag.) Tzvelev

Genus: Panicum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Panicinae
Nomen number: 317236
Place of publication: Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 5:18. 1968
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 24-Sep-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant;

Distributional Range:

    Naturalized (widely natzd.)

    Other (origin temperate Asia)


  1. Colosi, J. C. & B. A. Schaal. 1997. Wild proso millet (Panicum miliaceum) is genetically variable and distinct from crop varieties of proso millet. Weed Sci. 45:509-518. Note: an examination of 100 populations provided some evidence of low hybridization between weedy and cultivated plants, with weedy plants originating from independent introductions
  2. Dwivedi, S. et al. 2011. Chapter 5. Millets: Genetic and genomic resources. Pl. Breed. Rev. 35: DOI: 10.1002/9781118100509.ch5
  3. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  4. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  5. Kitagawa, M. 1979. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae. Note: = Panicum miliaceum var. ruderale Kitag.
  6. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  7. Scholz, H. 1983. Die Unkraut-Hirse (Panicum miliaceum subsp. ruderale) - neue Tatsachen und Befunde. Pl. Syst. Evol. 143:233-244.
  8. Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually).
  9. Tzvelev, N. N. 1976. Zlaki SSSR
  10. Verloove, F. 2001. A revision of the genus Panicum (Poaceae, Paniceae) in Belgium. Syst. & Geogr. Pl. 71:53-72. Note: recognized as "a weedy mutant of Panicum miliaceum subsp. miliaceum"

Check other web resources for Panicum miliaceum L. subsp. ruderale (Kitag.) Tzvelev :

  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=317236. Accessed 11 July 2020.