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  Panicum capillare L. subsp. capillare image
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Family Poaceae
Panicum capillare L. subsp. capillare
common witch grass, old-witch grass, witch grass
Panicum: from latin panus probably meaning "an ear of millet"
capillare: hair-like
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Status: Native
Plant: annual grass

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Drawing by Agnes Chase from Norman C. Fassett's Grasses of Wisconsin
Panicum barbipulvinatum Nash
Panicum capillare L. subsp. barbipulvinatum (Nash) Tzvelev
Panicum capillare L. var. barbipulvinatum (Nash) McGregor
Panicum capillare L. var. brevifolium Vasey ex Rydb. & Shear
Panicum capillare L. var. occidentale Rydb.

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