Panicum capillare

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusPanicum
SpeciesPanicum capillare L.
Common Namewitchgrass
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Basal; Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Grasslike;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 1.3
C value 1
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Leptoloma barbipulvinata Leptoloma barbipulvinata (Nash) Smyth
Leptoloma capillaris Leptoloma capillaris (L.) Smyth
Milium barbipulvinatum Milium barbipulvinatum (Nash) Lunell
Milium capillare Milium capillare (L.) Moench
Panicum barbipulvinatum Panicum barbipulvinatum Nash
Panicum barbipulvinatum var. hirsutipes Panicum barbipulvinatum var. hirsutipes Suksd.
Panicum bobarti Panicum bobarti Lam.
Panicum capillare subsp. barbipulvinatum Panicum capillare subsp. barbipulvinatum (Nash) Tzvelev
Panicum capillare var. agreste Panicum capillare var. agreste Gattinger
Panicum capillare var. barbipulvinatum Panicum capillare var. barbipulvinatum (Nash) R.L. McGregor
Panicum capillare var. brevifolium Panicum capillare var. brevifolium Vasey ex Rydb. & Shear
Panicum capillare var. occidentale Panicum capillare var. occidentale Rydb.
Panicum capillare var. vulgare Panicum capillare var. vulgare Scribn.
Panicum elegantulum Panicum elegantulum Suksd.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Anderson (KY), Barren (KY), Bell (KY), Boyle (KY), Bracken (KY), Campbell (KY), Carlisle (KY), Carroll (KY), Christian (KY), Clark (KY), Edmonson (KY), Elliott (KY), Estill (KY), Fayette (KY), Franklin (KY), Garrard (KY), Graves (KY), Greenup (KY), Harrison (KY), Hart (KY), Henry (KY), Jackson (KY), Jefferson (KY), Kenton (KY), Laurel (KY), Lewis (KY), Lincoln (KY), Logan (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), Madison (KY), Marshall (KY), Meade (KY), Mercer (KY), Monroe (KY), Montgomery (KY), Oldham (KY), Owen (KY), Pendleton (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rowan (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Trimble (KY), Warren (KY), Woodford (KY), Anderson (TN), Bedford (TN), Blount (TN), Bradley (TN), Campbell (TN), Carter (TN), Claiborne (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), Decatur (TN), DeKalb (TN), Dickson (TN), Fayette (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Grainger (TN), Greene (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardeman (TN), Jackson (TN), Jefferson (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Lake (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Lawrence (TN), Marion (TN), Meigs (TN), Montgomery (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sevier (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Sumner (TN), Unicoi (TN), Washington (TN), Williamson (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, KNK, MDKY, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, UOS, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1962 - 2015

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100141348 Lincoln Kentucky 14 Oct 1978 M. Bennett
EKY
Panicum capillare
31234100141272 Franklin Kentucky 04 Sep 1978 Steven Rice
EKY
Panicum capillare
31234100141314 Jackson Kentucky 01 Aug 1986 Joe Abner
511
EKY
Panicum capillare
31234100141256 Fayette Kentucky 07 Sep 1989 Julian Campbell
EKY
Panicum capillare
31234100141405 Madison Kentucky 12 Sep 1986 Rob Wiesman
9
EKY
Panicum capillare
31234100141389 Madison Kentucky 14 Sep 1993 Gary W. Libby
OB-752
EKY
Panicum capillare
31234100141322 Laurel Kentucky 25 Sep 1999 Amanda N. Allen
38
EKY
Panicum capillare
31234100439494 Boyle Kentucky 07 Sep 1986 D. K. Shankland
6a
EKY
Panicum capillare
31234100141215 Clark Kentucky 01 Sep 1993 Ralph L. Thompson
93-605
EKY
Panicum capillare
31234100141496 Knox Tennessee 17 Aug 1978 H. Deselm
14
EKY
Panicum capillare
31234100141330 Lewis Kentucky 03 Sep 1995 Rudy A. Gelis
BC-1003
EKY
Panicum capillare
31234100141231 Estill Kentucky 09 Oct 1987 Richard G. Guetig
537
EKY
Panicum capillare
31234100141249 Estill Kentucky 05 Oct 1987 Richard G. Guetig
502
EKY
Panicum capillare
31234100141447 Todd Kentucky 07 Oct 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5918
EKY
Panicum capillare
31234100141223 Edmonson Kentucky 15 Aug 1968 H. W. Elmore
531
EKY
Panicum capillare
31234100141488 Cumberland Tennessee 06 Sep 1987 Ronald L. Jones
5412
EKY
Panicum capillare
31234100141298 Greenup Kentucky 03 Oct 1994 Randy L. Mears
s.n.
EKY
Panicum capillare
31234100141363 Logan Kentucky 26 Aug 1978 William H. Martin
EKY
Panicum capillare
31234100141280 Garrard Kentucky 02 Sep 2000 Ralph L. Thompson
00-515
EKY
Panicum capillare
31234100141355 Lincoln Kentucky 10 Sep 2001 Timothy J. Weckman
6769
EKY
Panicum capillare
31234100141413 Monroe Kentucky 22 Sep 2001 Gary W. Libby
22
EKY
Panicum capillare
31234100141306 Henry Kentucky 08 Sep 1962 Elizabeth M. Browne
6266
EKY
Panicum capillare
31234100141371 Madison Kentucky 03 Sep 1978 J. Sole
EKY
Panicum capillare
31234100141264 Franklin Kentucky 26 Aug 1978 Steven Rice
EKY
Panicum capillare
31234100141397 Madison Kentucky 20 Sep 1975 J. Stuart Lassetter
2474
EKY
Panicum capillare
N/A Montgomery Kentucky 14 Sep 1984 Julian Campbell
1292
EKY
Panicum capillare
31234100141439 Pulaski Kentucky 22 Sep 1978 Douglas Stephens
EKY
Panicum capillare
BEREA006696 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Panicum capillare
BEREA006690 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Panicum capillare
BEREA006692 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Panicum capillare
31234100141207 Anderson Kentucky 02 Sep 1978 William S. Bryant
613
EKY
Panicum capillare
BEREA006685 Garrard Kentucky
BEREA
Panicum capillare
BEREA006689 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Panicum capillare
BEREA006693 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Panicum capillare
BEREA006695 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Panicum capillare
BEREA006687 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Panicum capillare
BEREA006686 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Panicum capillare
BEREA006684 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Panicum capillare
ETSU005973 Unicoi Tennessee 01 Oct 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Panicum capillare
31973000022800 Lewis Kentucky 03 Sep 1995 Gelis, Rudy
BC-1003
KNK
Panicum capillare
31973000022802 Campbell Kentucky 22 Sep 1979 Thieret, John
51165
KNK
Panicum capillare
31973000022804 Campbell Kentucky 03 Sep 1977 Thieret, John
50213
KNK
Panicum capillare
31973000022801 Campbell Kentucky 22 Sep 1979 Thieret, John
51169
KNK
Panicum capillare
31973000022803 Campbell Kentucky 26 Aug 1980 Buddell, George
232
KNK
Panicum capillare
BEREA006691 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Panicum capillare
BEREA006683 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Panicum capillare
BEREA006688 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Panicum capillare
BEREA006694 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Panicum capillare
ETSU006067 Carter Tennessee 24 Sep 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Panicum capillare
ETSU006391 Greene Tennessee 17 Sep 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Panicum capillare
ETSU006315 Carter Tennessee 26 Aug 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Panicum capillare
31973000022799 Kenton Kentucky 21 Aug 1978 Applegarth, Patrick
493
KNK
Panicum capillare
31973000022808 Lewis Kentucky 10 Aug 1995 Gelis, Rudy
BC-809
KNK
Panicum capillare
31973000022795 Campbell Kentucky 28 Sep 1998 Naczi, Robert
7686
KNK
Panicum capillare
31973000022793 Lewis Kentucky 24 Sep 1983 Buddell, George
3285
KNK
Panicum capillare
31973000022792 Pendleton Kentucky 10 Sep 1983 Buddell, George
3185
KNK
Panicum capillare
31973000022796 Campbell Kentucky 04 Oct 1993 Abdel-Nabi, Hadeel
19
KNK
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021131 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
31973000022807 Owen Kentucky 13 Sep 2003 Thieret, John
61511
KNK
Panicum capillare
31973000022794 Bracken Kentucky 11 Sep 1983 Buddell, George
2356
KNK
Panicum capillare
MDKY00004957 Elliott Kentucky
MDKY
Panicum capillare
MDKY00004958 Fayette Kentucky
MDKY
Panicum capillare
MDKY00004959 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Panicum capillare
MDKY00004960 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021124 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021140 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021156 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021145 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0243475 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021128 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021142 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021168 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021147 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021157 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021153 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021162 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021121 Bedford Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021172 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021129 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021119 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021137 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021149 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021133 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021152 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021175 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021150 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021161 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021136 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021144 Jefferson Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021130 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021122 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021163 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021143 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021151 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021174 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021138 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021159 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021164 Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021155 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021148 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021165 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021135 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021158 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021146 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0192578 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021166 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021132 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021169 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021141 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021125 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021126 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021139 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021154 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021134 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021123 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021127 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021170 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
APSC0086569 Carroll Kentucky
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0079857 Trimble Kentucky
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0087657 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0059635 Barren Kentucky
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0077453 Owen Kentucky
APSC
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021120 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021171 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021160 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
TENN-V-0021173 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Panicum capillare
UCHT002154 Davidson Tennessee
UCHT
Panicum capillare
UCHT002155 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Panicum capillare
UCHT002153 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Panicum capillare
APSC0043341 Stewart Tennessee 27 Aug 1985 Edward Chester
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0043319 Marion Tennessee
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0043333 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0094392 Franklin Kentucky
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0043343 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0094543 Meade Kentucky
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0077213 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0043332 Stewart Tennessee 04 Oct 1985 Edward Chester
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0094465 Clark Kentucky
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0043330 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0094541 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0094466 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0043321 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0043331 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0094540 Henry Kentucky
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0036378 Rutherford Tennessee 21 Sep 1974 Jerry and Carol Baskin
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0043338 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0043327 Christian Kentucky 31 Aug 1993 Sallie Noel
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0043346 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0043337 Stewart Tennessee 25 Jul 1981 Edward Chester
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0094542 Owen Kentucky
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0100844 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0043339 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0043344 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0094747 Owen Kentucky
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0043340 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0094965 Franklin Kentucky
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0043342 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0043345 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0059636 Carlisle Kentucky
APSC
Panicum capillare
APSC0111204 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Panicum capillare
HTTU025383 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Panicum capillare
HTTU025313 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Panicum capillare
HTTU011922 Logan Kentucky
HTTU
Panicum capillare
HTTU025311 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Panicum capillare
MTSU003650 Rutherford Tennessee 14 Oct 2001 Dwayne Estes
MTSU
Panicum capillare
MTSU003640 Coffee Tennessee 10 Sep 1996 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Panicum capillare
MTSU003639 Rutherford Tennessee 20 Aug 1988 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Panicum capillare
BRIT183090 Tennessee
VDB
Panicum capillare
BRIT183468 Tennessee
VDB
Panicum capillare
BRIT183467 Tennessee
VDB
Panicum capillare
BRIT183473 Tennessee
VDB
Panicum capillare
BRIT183096 Tennessee
VDB
Panicum capillare
BRIT183066 Tennessee
VDB
Panicum capillare
BRIT183470 Tennessee
VDB
Panicum capillare
BRIT183095 Tennessee
VDB
Panicum capillare
BRIT183080 Tennessee
VDB
Panicum capillare
BRIT183474 Tennessee
VDB
Panicum capillare
BRIT183471 Tennessee
VDB
Panicum capillare
APSC0043334 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Panicum capillare
HTTU027936 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Panicum capillare
HTTU027934 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Panicum capillare
HTTU027935 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Panicum capillare
UOS08044 Coffee Tennessee 10 Sep 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Panicum capillare
BRIT183475 Tennessee
VDB
Panicum capillare
BRIT183478 Tennessee
VDB
Panicum capillare
BRIT183477 Tennessee
VDB
Panicum capillare
BRIT183069 Tennessee
VDB
Panicum capillare
BRIT183469 Tennessee
VDB
Panicum capillare
BRIT183476 Tennessee
VDB
Panicum capillare
BRIT183466 Tennessee
VDB
Panicum capillare
BRIT183472 Tennessee
VDB
Panicum capillare
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