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Panicum dichotomiflorum Michx. var. bartowense
(Scribn. & Merr.) Fernald
Hairy fall panic grass

Panicum dichotomiflorum
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and Martin Counties, Florida website.

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Florida and the West Indies.

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Apparently Secure

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SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Native

IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status: Critically Imperiled

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Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. We consider this native from the upper Keys to the lower Keys, but perhaps extirpated in the upper Keys.

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Panicum dichotomiflorum var. bartowense has been reported from the following 2 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Curry Hammock State Park Present Native
National Key Deer Refuge Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated




Panicum dichotomiflorum var. bartowense has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Wetland


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Panicum dichotomiflorum
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.

Panicum dichotomiflorum
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.

Panicum dichotomiflorum
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.

Panicum dichotomiflorum
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.