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Dichanthelium acuminatum

Dichanthelium acuminatum (Sw.) Gould & C.A. Clark

 

Woolly Panicum, Tapered Rosette Grass

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassCommelinidaeDayflowers and spiderworts, and several others
OrderCyperalesFlowering plants including grasses
FamilyPoaceaeGrasses (but not sedges or rushes)
GenusDichantheliumFrom the Greek dicha, “in two or bifid,” and anthele, “a type of inflorescence, a little flower,” from anthelion, a diminutive of anthos, “flower”
SpeciesacuminatumHaving a long tapering point

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Dichanthelium acuminatum (Woolly Panicum, Tapered Rosette Grass)

8/25/2013 · Cranberry Meadow Pond Trail, Monadnock Conservancy, Peterborough, NH
≈ 16 × 15" (40 × 38 cm) ID is uncertain

Dichanthelium acuminatum (Woolly Panicum, Tapered Rosette Grass)

7/28/2013 · Andres Institute of Art, Big Bear Mountain, Brookline, NH
≈ 31 × 21" (79 × 53 cm) ID is uncertain

Dichanthelium acuminatum description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 5 Oct 2016.

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Dichanthelium acuminatum (Woolly Panicum, Tapered Rosette Grass)

8/7/2013 · Amos Kendall Conservation Land, Dunstable, MA
≈ 19 × 12" (47 × 31 cm) ID is uncertain

Dichanthelium acuminatum (Woolly Panicum, Tapered Rosette Grass)

7/28/2013 · Andres Institute of Art, Big Bear Mountain, Brookline, NH
≈ 7 × 9" (18 × 23 cm) ID is uncertain

Dichanthelium acuminatum (Woolly Panicum, Tapered Rosette Grass)

8/7/2013 · Amos Kendall Conservation Land, Dunstable, MA
≈ 19 × 12" (47 × 31 cm) ID is uncertain

Dichanthelium acuminatum (Woolly Panicum, Tapered Rosette Grass)

7/28/2013 · Andres Institute of Art, Big Bear Mountain, Brookline, NH
≈ 7 × 11" (18 × 28 cm) ID is uncertain

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