Dichanthelium scoparium (Lamarck) Gould. Phen: May-Oct. Hab: Moist sandy soil of woodland openings and ditches. Dist: MA and MI south to FL and TX; also in Mexico and West Indies.
ID notes:The dense, velvety pubescence of the internodes, sheaths, and blades of this taxon, combined with the viscid band below the nodes, are diagnostic.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Taxonomy Comments: See note under D. acuminatum var. fasciculatum regarding Panicum glutinoscabrum.
Synonymy: = FNA25, Il, K1, K3, K4, NY, Pa, Va, Gould & Clark (1978); = Panicum scoparium Lam. – C, F, G, GW1, HC, NcTx, RAB, S