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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Panicum capillare
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
Panicum capillare
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Panicum capillare
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
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
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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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:
USDA PLANTS Profile (PACA6)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

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

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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 California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 21, 2014).

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