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Search Term(s): Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides   (1 record found)

POACEAE
Grass Family
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides  (gama grass)   
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Synonym
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Carex Section
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Meaning of Scientific Name
Tripsacum: meaning unknown, but possibly from the Greek tripsis (durable) and psakas (a grain, or small piece broken off); dactyloides: finger like
Native Plant
No
Life Form
Perennial Grass
Phenology (Flowering Period)
August-September
Physiographic Province
☐ Piedmont
☑ Coastal Plain

County Distribution
☑ New Castle
☑ Kent
☑ Sussex

Habitat
Brackish ditches and wet roadsides
State Status
Non-indigenous
Piedmont Status
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Coastal Plain Status
Non-indigenous
Global Rank
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Federal Status
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Geographic Affinity
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Species at Limit of Distribution
☐ Northern
☐ Southern

North American Distribution (Non-indigenous Species)
A wetland plant native to the Great Plains of the Midwest
Coefficient of Conservatism
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Invasive
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Invasive Watchlist
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Global Origin (Non-native Species)
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Wildlife Values
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Wetland Indicator Status
FACW
Medicinal Properties
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ID Notes
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Additional Info
Variety dactyloides is the North American phase of the species.
Habitats in which this plant occurs
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