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Dichanthelium curtifolium (Nash) LeBlond. Short-leaved Witchgrass. Phen: Apr-Sep. Hab: Bogs, sphagnous streamhead swamps, mountain streams, marl meadows. Dist: Disjunctly distributed in w. VA, w. NC and e. TN, e. SC, FL, and MS

ID notes: The combination of characters is quite distinctive for the genus in our region.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Synonymy: = LeBlond (2011) in Weakley et al (2011), LeBlond (2018b) in Weakley et al (2018a); = Dichanthelium ensifolium (Baldwin ex Elliott) Gould ssp. curtifolium (Nash) Freckmann & Lelong – FNA25; = Panicum curtifolium Nash – HC, RAB, S; = Panicum ensifolium Baldwin ex Elliott var. curtifolium (Nash) Lelong – Lelong (1984); < Dichanthelium acuminatum (Sw.) Gould & C.A.Clark var. implicatum (Scribn.) Gould & Clark – K1, Gould & Clark (1978); < Dichanthelium dichotomum (L.) Gould var. ensifolium (Baldwin) Gould & Clark – K3, K4; < Panicum ensifolium Baldwin ex Elliott – C

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