Dichanthelium ovale (Elliott) Gould & C.A. Clark var. ovale . Phen: May-Oct. Hab: Dry to damp sandy pinelands. Dist: NY to WI, south to FL and e. TX and n. Mexico. Infrequent over most of its range except FL.
ID notes:In our region, the D. ovale double ligule character is more evident in var. ovale, with var. addisonii often having only a single ligule about 1 mm long. Also see note under D. consanguineum regarding D. ovale.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = K1, K3, Va, Gould & Clark (1978); = Dichanthelium ovale (Elliott) Gould & C.A.Clark ssp. ovale – FNA25; = Panicum ovale Elliott – RAB, Lelong (1984); = Panicum ovale Elliott var. ovale – Lelong (1984); < Dichanthelium ovale (Elliott) Gould & C.A.Clark – C, K4, Mex; > Panicum ovale Elliott – HC, S