Tapered rosette grass
Prepared by Jennifer L. D’Appollonio, Assistant Scientist, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469. February 2018.
Scientific name: Dichanthelium acuminatum (Sw.) Gould & C.A. Clark
Common name(s): tapered rosette grass, hairy rosette-panicgrass
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-leaf blade 2–12 mm in width
-spikelet 1.3–2.1 mm in length
-There are six subspecies present in New England
– may be confused with D. boreale, which also occurs in wild blueberry fields; see left sidebar of Go Botany webpage
-meadows and fields
-shores of rivers
Go Botany. “Dichanthelium Acuminatum (Sw.) Gould & C.A. Clark.” Dichanthelium Acuminatum (Hairy Rosette-Panicgrass): Go Botany, 2021, gobotany.nativeplanttrust.org/species/dichanthelium/acuminatum/.