Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Paspalum bifidum (Bertoloni) Nash. Pitchfork Paspalum, Pitchfork Crown Grass. Phen: (Jun-) Aug-Nov. Hab: Mesic to wet longleaf pine savannas and mesic swales in longleaf pine sandhills, inland sand savannas, other sandy woodlands and fields. Dist: Se. VA south to s. FL, west to se. MO, se. OK, and e. TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = Ar, C, ETx1, FlGr, GW1, HC, K1, K3, K4, Mo1, RAB, S, Tn, Tx, Va, WH3, Silveus (1942); > Paspalum bifidum var. bifidum – F, G; > Paspalum bifidum var. projectum – F, G

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