Panicum amarum

Species:Panicum amarum Elliott
Status:Native, FAC (NWPL)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Sub Class
Genus Panicum
Species Panicum amarum Elliott - BITTER PANICGRASS


Citation PANICUM AMARUM Elliott, Sketch Bot. S. Carolina 1: 121. 1816.
Basionym: **
Type: Without data, Elliott [?] s.n. (lectotype: PH). Lectotypified by P. G. Palmer, Brittonia 27: 148. 1975.

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CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Bay USF  
Brevard USF  
Broward USF  
Collier USF  
Duval USF  
Escambia FLAS  
Franklin USF  
Hillsborough USF  
Lee USF  
Manatee USF  
Martin USF  
Miami-Dade FLAS  
Monroe Keys USF  
Monroe Mainland FLAS  
Nassau USF  
Okaloosa USF  
Palm Beach USF  
Pinellas USF  
Santa Rosa USF  
Sarasota USF  
St. Johns USF  
St. Lucie USF  
Volusia USF  


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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Chasea amara Chasea amara (Elliott) Nieuwland, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 2: 64. 1911.BASIONYM: Panicum amarum Elliott 1816. 
Panicum amarulum Panicum amarulum Hitchcock & Chase, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 15: 96. 1910. TYPE: VIRGINIA: Princess Anne Co.: Virginia Beach, 24 Sep 1900, Williams 3090 (holotype: US).
Panicum amarum subsp. amarulum Panicum amarum Elliott, subsp. amarulum (Hitchcock & Chase) Freckmann & Lelong, Sida 20: 171. 2002.BASIONYM: Panicum amarulum Hitchcock & Chase 1910. 
Panicum amarum var. amarulum Panicum amarum Elliott, var. amarulum (Hitchcock & Chase) P. G. Palmer, Brittonia 27: 149. 1975.BASIONYM: Panicum amarulum Hitchcock & Chase 1910. 
Panicum amaroides Panicum amaroides Lamson-Scribner & Merrill, Circ. Div. Agrostol., U.S.D.A. 29: 5. 1901.BASIONYM: Panicum amarum Elliott, var. minor Vasey & Lamson-Scribner 1889. 
Panicum amarum var. minor Panicum amarum Elliott, var. minor Vasey & Lamson-Scribner, in Vasey, Bull. Div. Agrostol., U.S.D.A. 8: 38. 1889. TYPE: VIRGINIA: Elizabeth City Co.: Fortress Monroe, 1879, Vasey s.n. (holotype: US).