Invasive Species Compendium

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Panicum dichotomiflorum
(smooth witchgrass)

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Panicum dichotomiflorum (smooth witchgrass)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 08 November 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Panicum dichotomiflorum
  • Preferred Common Name
  • smooth witchgrass
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Monocotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Panicum dichotomiflorum

Preferred Common Name

  • smooth witchgrass

Other Scientific Names

  • Brachiaria fasciculata (SW.) BLAKE/PARODI

International Common Names

  • English: Fall panicum
  • Spanish: Rapiente; Zacate panicum
  • French: Panic dichotome

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Gabelbluetige Hirse
  • Italy: Panico americano
  • Japan: Ookusakibi

EPPO code

  • PANDI (Panicum dichotomiflorum)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Monocotyledonae
  •                     Order: Cyperales
  •                         Family: Poaceae
  •                             Genus: Panicum
  •                                 Species: Panicum dichotomiflorum

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

North America

CanadaPresent
-OntarioPresent
USAPresent
-AlabamaUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts
-ArkansasPresent
-IllinoisPresent
-MarylandUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts
-MissouriPresent
-North CarolinaUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts
-PennsylvaniaUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts

Europe

RomaniaPresentOprea et al., 2011
SpainUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts
Yugoslavia (former)Unconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts

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CategorySub-CategoryHabitatPresenceStatus
Terrestrial

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