Panicum hemitomon

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusPanicum
Species:Panicum hemitomon Schult.
Common NameMaidencane
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: LC; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Mudflat; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: graminoid; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: March; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: sessile; Leaf Type: grass-like; Leaf Venation: parallel; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Brown (incl. Maroon); Base Flower Color: Green; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Caryopsis; Fruit Type: Grain; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: N/A; Perianth Present: No; Placentation Type: Parietal; Placentation Type: Basal; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 7
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[S2] (State Rank); G5? (Global Rank)
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** 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
Brachiaria digitarioides Brachiaria digitarioides (Carpenter ex Curtis) Nash
Hymenachne hemitomon Hymenachne hemitomon (Schult.) C.C. Hsu
Oplismenus colonus var. walteri Oplismenus colonus var. walteri (Kunth) E. Fourn.
Oplismenus walteri Oplismenus walteri Kunth
Panicum carolinianum Panicum carolinianum Spreng.

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: Coffee (TN), Franklin (TN), Grundy (TN), Warren (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0021328 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Panicum hemitomon
TENN-V-0021331 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Panicum hemitomon
TENN-V-0021329 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Panicum hemitomon
TENN-V-0021326 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Panicum hemitomon
TENN-V-0021327 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Panicum hemitomon
APSC0072098 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Hymenachne hemitomon
APSC0106993 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Hymenachne hemitomon
APSC0094400 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Hymenachne hemitomon
APSC0100925 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Hymenachne hemitomon
APSC0100924 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Hymenachne hemitomon
APSC0072099 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Hymenachne hemitomon
TENN-V-0021324 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Panicum hemitomon
TENN-V-0021330 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Panicum hemitomon
TENN-V-0021325 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Panicum hemitomon
APSC0107037 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Hymenachne hemitomon
UCHT035870 Grundy Tennessee
UCHT
Panicum hemitomon
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Panicum hemitomon - Milo Pyne
Panicum hemitomon - Milo Pyne