CPC Plant Profile: Geyser Panicgrass
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Geyser Panicgrass (Dichanthelium acuminatum var. thermale)

Description
  • Global Rank: T2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Poaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 153272
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

A "panic" grass that has, according to the Jepson manual, been lumped with a common species--P. thermale. Although IT IS disagrees, S. Edwards (1999) believes this to be correct, and his "accessions" at RPBG cannot be morphologically told apart form the common one, plus hybridization has probably occurred.

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Updates
  • 01/01/2010

Taxonomic problems--may be Panicum thermale. Grows in wierd mirocsite--hot springs

  • 01/01/2010

Not known.

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Nomenclature
Taxon Dichanthelium acuminatum var. thermale
Authority (Boland.) Freckmann
Family Poaceae
CPC Number 9308
ITIS 527688
USDA DIACT2
Common Names Geysers Panic Grass | hotsprings panicum | Geysers panicgrass
Associated Scientific Names Dichanthelium acuminatum var. thermale | Dichanthelium acuminatum var. acuminatum | Dichanthelium lanuginosum | Panicum thermale | Panicum acuminatum
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Habitat

Hot springs.

Ecological Relationships

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Reintroduction
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