Dichanthelium pinetorum (Swallen) LeBlond. Phen: Apr-Nov. Hab: Open sandy pine and pine/oak woodlands. Dist: Endemic to central and south FL, as far north as Hillsborough County, FL.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Other Comments: This rarely collected species is distinguished by its 2-3 mm-wide leaves, narrow vernal panicles, spikelets 2.3-3.2 mm long, with blunt to pointed second glumes and sterile lemmas exceeding fertile lemma. Plants are often nearly glabrous.
Synonymy: = FlGr, LeBlond (2016), LeBlond (2017a) in Weakley et al (2017); = Panicum pinetorum Swallen – HC, S; < Dichanthelium aciculare (Desv. ex Poir.) Gould & C.A.Clark – FNA25, K1, K3, Gould & Clark (1978); < Dichanthelium acuminatum (Sw.) Gould & C.A.Clark – K4