Taxon  Report   6048 
Panicum capillare  L.
Old witch grass, witchgrass
Panicum capillare, a monocot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
 

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Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Panicum
Add an Observation of Panicum capillare
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Panicum barbipulvinatum
PLANTS: Panicum capillare ssp. barbipulvinatum
PLANTS: Panicum capillare var. agreste
PLANTS: Panicum capillare var. barbipulvinatum
PLANTS: Panicum capillare var. brevifolium
PLANTS: Panicum capillare var. occidentale
 Information about  Panicum capillare  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (PACA6)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 22, 2014).

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