Taxon  Report   6044 
Panicum acuminatum  Sw.
Western panicgrass,  Western panicum, Western witch grass
Panicum acuminatum
© 2001 Julie Kierstead Nelson
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Panicum acuminatum
© 2010 Charles Patterson
Panicum acuminatum
© 2009 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Panicum acuminatum, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Panicum acuminatum
© 2004 Laura Ann Eliassen
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Dichanthelium acuminatum var. acuminatum
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Dichanthelium acuminatum
ICPN: Panicum acuminatum var. acuminatum
More information about  Panicum acuminatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 21, 2018).

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