Dichanthelium commutatum subsp. equilaterale

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 25. Treatment on page 414.

Plants from loose caudices. Culms stiffly erect, glabrous. Basal blades large, usually 8-14 cm long, 7-22 mm wide. Cauline blades 5-14 mm wide, about 10 times longer than wide, linear, thin, firm, spreading. Spikelets 3-3.2 mm; lower glumes 1.6-1.8 mm, about 1/2 as long as the spikelets.

Discussion

Dichanthelium commutatum subsp. equilaterale grows in sandy pine and oak woodlands. Its range extends to southeastern Mexico and Nicaragua.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"decumbent" is not a number."elongated" is not a number.

anatomy +  and kranz +
Mary E. Barkworth +
(Schult.) Gould +
1 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
keeled +  and rounded +
8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br /> (14 cm140 mm <br />0.14 m <br />) +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (2.2 cm22 mm <br />0.022 m <br />) +
well-differentiated +
pseudopetiolate +  and branching +
divergent +  and parallel +
intravaginal +, extravaginal +, branching +  and basal +
swelling +
rebranching +  and dichotomous +
non-radiate +  and radiate +
distinct +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (16 cm160 mm <br />0.16 m <br />) +
puberulent +  and glabrous +
linear +  and ovatelanceolate +
5mm;25mm +
spikelike +
not developed +
terete +  and compressed +
thin;5mm;14mm +
usually distinctly longer and narrower +
12 cm120 mm <br />0.12 m <br /> (?) +
rebranching +
not dense +
decumbent +  and sprawling +
20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br /> (75 cm750 mm <br />0.75 m <br />) +
Del. +, W.Va. +, Fla. +, Conn. +, D.C. +, N.J. +, Mass. +, R.I. +, La. +, Tenn. +, N.C. +, S.C. +, Pa. +, N.Y. +, Va. +, Ala. +, Ark. +, Ill. +, Ga. +, Ind. +, Maine +, Md. +, Tex. +, Ohio +, Mo. +, Mich. +, Okla. +, Miss. +  and Ky. +
capillary +
germination +
pistillate +  and staminate +
sometimes longer +
compressed +  and terete +
shorter or longer +
subtending +
unequal +
membranous +
papillose-based +
uncinate +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
Oval (?) +  and Round (?) +
bracteate +  and ebracteate +
solid +  and hollow +
puberulent +  and pubescent +
cauline +  and basal +
coriaceous +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (?) +
membranous +
inconspicuous +
acuminate +, acute +  and truncate +
0.16 cm1.6 mm <br />0.0016 m <br /> (0.18 cm1.8 mm <br />0.0018 m <br />) +
complex +  and simple +
concealed +  and prominent +
puberulent +  and pubescent +
2 +  and 1 +
5cm +  and 12cm +
subterranean +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
dry +  and fleshy +
membranous +
rebranching +  and dichotomous +
rebranching +  and dichotomous +
not overlapping +
not viscid +
puberulent +, glabrous +  and glaucous +
in triplets +  and paired +
purplish +  and yellowish-green +
0.22 cm2.2 mm <br />0.0022 m <br /> (0.32 cm3.2 mm <br />0.0032 m <br />) +
1 +  and 60 +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
ellipsoid +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.32 cm3.2 mm <br />0.0032 m <br />) +
1.1mm +  and 1.3mm +
1 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
fused +  and free +
2 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
dome--shaped +  and triangular +
Panicum commutatum +  and Panicum divergens +
Dichanthelium commutatum subsp. equilaterale +
Dichanthelium commutatum +
subspecies +
membranous +
chartaceous-indurate +
30 +  and 80 +
aquatic +  and terrestrial +
dioecious +, monoecious +  and synoecious +