A long-lived tufted grass growing up to 1.5 m tall. Insects, Diseases and Other Plant Problems:  Seed heads are susceptible to an ergot fungus, Calviceps paspali, that is toxic to livestock when ingested. Throughout southern and south central United States, California, and Oregon. The website also provides access to a database and images of herbarium specimens found at the University of South Florida and other herbaria. grandiflorum Nees (synonym) Paspalum pedunculare J.Presl (synonym) Paspalum platense Spreng. Leaf has long hairs near stem (see lower hairs), elbows also hairy. The group is widespread across much of Asia, Africa, Australia, and the Americas.Commonly known as paspalum, bahiagrasses, crowngrasses or dallis grasses, many of the species are tall perennial New World grasses. This is a major weed of the world. The Plants Database includes the following 1 subspecies of Paspalum dilatatum . – dallisgrass. Seeds are brown when mature and fringed with fine hairs and may feel sticky. The leaf blades are hairless with an asymmetric ligule (appendage at base of leaf with unequal sides). Paspalum dilatatum – Taxon details on National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). The leaves are generally possess a characteristic purple colour at the base of the sheath, with a rolled vernation and large membranous ligule. Common name: Paspalum. Paspalum dilatatum Poir. Kuntze Paspalum dilatatum f. paucispica Hack. Missouri Botanical Garden. Flora category. Lower sheaths of leaves are hairy. The name “dallisgrass weed” is commonly known as a tribute to a man named A.T. Dallis. eriophorum (Schult.) Inflorescence (a group of flowers) usually has 3 to 7 spike-like racemes (groups of flowers on … Paspalum moluccanum Huber; Paspalum ovatum Ness ex Trin. This is a weedy and invasive plant. Paspalum dilatatum. It is an invasive bunchgrass and its dense growth habit tends to smother and prevent other native species from flourishing. Inflorescence a panicle of usually 3-5 racemes, spikelets 3-4 mm long, fringed with long silky hairs. Paspalum dilatatum Poir. Deze pagina is voor het laatst bewerkt op 3 jul 2013 om 02:34. Inflorescence (a group of flowers) usually has 3 to 7 spike-like racemes (groups of flowers on a stem) but could be up to 11. Family Poaceae Scientific Name Paspalum dilatatum Poir.. Poiret, J.L.M. Its rapid growth and spreading rhizomes make it an invasive pest in some areas. Dappled Sunlight (Shade through upper canopy all day), Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day), Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours). Grows mainly in spring and summer and is suited to fertile soils. North Africa Family Poaceae Barnhart Genus Paspalum L. Species Paspalum dilatatum Poir. Botanical name: Paspalum dilatatum. The seed heads have paired seeds lined up in 4 rows. The underground stems are fairly short and have areas that appear as concentric rings. A major component of Dallis grass management is preventing establishment of new plants. Grows mainly in spring and summer and is suited to fertile soils. There are 5 species native to Australia. The lower sheaths of the leaves are somewhat hairy, but the leaf blades are hairless. ex Ness; International Common Names glabrous). Symbol Key - PADI3. Paspalum dilatatum ssp. The leaf blades are fairly wide (1/4 go 1/2 inch). Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Grass, tufted 24-180 cm tall. NameThatPlant.net currently features 3816 plants and 23,855 images. Name: Paspalum (Paspalum dilatatum) Description: Perennial. Ligule membraneous. South East and Southern Brazil, South America. Family. culms) are sometimes branched near the base and their joints (i.e. Paspalum dilatatum Poir. Grasses. NameThatPlant.net currently features 3816 plants and 23,855 images. It is an invasive bunchgrass and its dense growth habit tends to smother and prevent other native species from flourishing. Dallis grass spreads from a short rhizome and has thick and deep fibrous roots. Habitat: Widely used in irrigated pastures and common in both rural and urban settings in areas where annual rainfall exceeds 500 mm (Muyt 2001). The stems are erect to ascending, growing 30 - 180cm tall and producing new roots at the nodes when in contact with the soil. The Plants Database includes the following 85 species of Paspalum . Paspalum dilatatum, or Dallis grass, is a common perennial weed often found in lawns and disturbed areas. Gramineae (South Australia) Poaceae (Queensland, New South Wales, the ACT, Victoria, Tasmania, Western Australia and the Northern Territory) Paspalum (Paspalum dilatatum) is regarded as an environmental weed in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia and South Australia. Stem and leaves he flowering stems (i.e. Common name: Dallisgrass Latin name: Paspalum dilatatum Poir. De tekst is beschikbaar onder de licentie Creative Commons Naamsvermelding/Gelijk delen, er kunnen aanvullende voorwaarden van toepassing zijn.Zie de gebruiksvoorwaarden voor meer informatie. Paspalum dilatatum Poir. This is a tall, erect grass to about 2m high. form a strategic partnership called N.C. However, it is sometimes used as a summer forage grass in pastures. Paspalum dilatatum subsp. Dallisgrass is a grassy weed (Paspalum dilitatum) that originated in Argentina and Uruguay. Common Names. & Izag. At the base of each leaf blade is a collar with a membranous ligule about 1/4 inch long and no auricles or projections. Paspalum dilatatum can be divided into two varieties, var. Paspalum dilatatum var. Paspalum dilatatum. ex Nees, pro syn. The leaf blade is angled along the midrib, and is long and narrow, bright green, sparsely long-hairy around where it meets the stem. Poaceae. N.C. The leaf blades are hairless with an asymmetric ligule (appendage at base of leaf with unequal sides). dilatatum, Dallis-grass. Paspalum is a genus of plants in the grass family.. Can become sod-bound in long-term pastures. Subordinate taxa: ... less common; inhabits only uplands. Back in the 1800s, it was first introduced in the U.S. as a forage plant that was not only fast-growing but also capable of surviving the southern climes. ID - 59842. 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