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Chasmanthium laxum (L.) Yates var. laxum
Spike chasmanthium, Slender woodoats

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Presumed Extirpated or Extinct in the Wild

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Presumed Extirpated

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: For images, click on the USDA PLANTS and Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants links below.

Other data on Chasmanthium laxum var. laxum available from :


Chasmanthium laxum var. laxum has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Lee County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated