Steinchisma laxum

Species:Steinchisma laxum (Sw.) Zuloaga
Common Name:Lax Panic Grass
Habitat:Disturbed areas, weed in landscape.
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Growth Habit:Herb
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Plant Notes:Apparently introduced to Alabama through landscape practices.
Taxonomic Notes:This species was first discovered in Alabama by Howard Horne in 2017.
Status:Not Native
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

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FamilyPOACEAE - Grass family
Genus Steinchisma
Species Steinchisma laxum (Sw.) Zuloaga - Lax Panic Grass


Citation Steinchisma laxum (Swartz) Zuloaga, Amer. J. Bot. 90(5): 817. 2003.
Basionym: Panicum laxum Swartz 1788.
Type: JAMAICA: Without data, Swartz s.n. (holotype: S; isotype: US(fragm)).

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No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Baldwin

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
UWAL0036575 Baldwin 10 Oct 2017 Horne, Howard E.
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