Dichanthelium mutabile (Scribner & J.G. Smith ex Nash) Wipff

Locations ofDichanthelium mutabile (Scribner & J.G. Smith ex Nash) Wipff in Virginia

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Botanical Name
Dichanthelium mutabile (Scribner & J.G. Smith ex Nash) Wipff
Common Name
Flora of Virginia Name/Status
Not in Flora of Virginia
This rather coarse member of the Dichanthelium commutatum complex has usually been placed in synonymy under that species. It recently received a published name in Dichanthelium (Wipff, J.K. 2020. New combinations in Dichanthelium (Poaceae). Phytologia 102:172–176). Aside from its stiff, robust aspect, the plant usually has a bluish cast to the foliage that is distinctive. It is known from southeastern Virginia to the Gulf Coast.
Pine barrens, maritime dune woodlands, and dry, sandy forests of the southeastern Coastal Plain. Local, but may be frequent in favorable habitats.
Native Status

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