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Coleataenia anceps ssp. anceps [= Panicum anceps var. anceps, Panicum anceps]

Beaked Panic Grass

Scientific Name:

Coleataenia anceps ssp. anceps [= Panicum anceps var. anceps, Panicum anceps]

Genus:

Coleataenia

Species Epithet:

anceps ssp. anceps

Common Name:

Beaked Panic Grass

Plant Type

Grass/Sedge/Rush

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

1-3 ft.

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Dry, Moist

Bloom Time:

June, July, August, September, October

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Moist sandy woods, swamps, sloughs, roadsides, fields, waste places, often weedy. Common throughout NC.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

Global Rank:

GNR: Unknown, G_T_: Subspecies or Variety Rank (add status to NOTES section) (*Key)

Notes:

USDA PLANTS lists this as Panicum anceps. Global Rank G5TNR.

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

https://www.ncwildflower.org/riverbed/index.php?/cp/publish/edit/entry/4044

http://www.namethatplant.net/plantdetail.shtml?plant=1014



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