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Sonoran Desert Plants
Panicum hirticaule var. hirticaule (Mexican panicgrass)

Ajo Peak at Night

 

 Panicum hirticaule var. hirticaule

 Panicum hirticaule var. hirticaule

 Panicum hirticaule var. hirticaule

 Panicum hirticaule var. hirticaule

Habitat: periodic wetlands, fields
Life Form: grass
Leaf Description: grasslike leaves
Flower Color: green
Flowering Period: June to Sept.
Spines: spineless
Family: Poaceae (grass family)
Abundance: locally common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S., S. Rutman, and J. Malusa. 2014. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of Southwestern Arizona: Part 6. Poaceae - Grass Family. Phytoneuron 2014-35, 1-139 page 106 (13.8 MB pdf)

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Panicum hirticaule var. hirticaule (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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