CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record panicum_hirticaule_ssp._hirticaule - Sat, Dec. 4, 2021, 03:58 ET b
Panicum hirticaule ssp. hirticaule
common nameroughstalk witch grass
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life formannual herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.1
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.1: Seriously endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G5T5      ranking system key
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (15):
Yuma West (001B) 3211466, Coyote Wells (006B) 3211568, Araz (012C) 3211476, Clyde (013B) 3211488, Mammoth Wash (027B) 3311522, Amos (028D) 3311513, Hopkins Well (059C) 3311458, Roosevelt Mine (059D) 3311457, Ford Dry Lake (060A) 3311561, East Of Aztec Mines (060D) 3311551, Hayfield (062B) 3311566, San Bernardino Wash (079B) 3311586, Clarks Pass (100D) 3411515, Castle Peaks (224C) 3511532, Hart Peak (224D) 3511531
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Imperial (IMP), Riverside (RIV), San Bernardino (SBD), Arizona (AZ), Baja California (BA), New Mexico (NM), Nevada (NV), South America (SA), Sonora - Mexico (SO), Texas (TX)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Desert dunes (DeDns)
•Joshua tree "woodland" (JTWld)
•Mojavean desert scrub (MDScr)
•Sonoran desert scrub (SDScr)/sandy, silty, depressions
blooming period Aug-Dec  
elevation range45 - 1315 meters
Many occurrences historical; need field surveys. Seriously threatened by solar and wind energy development. Threatened by urbanization. Similar to P. capillare and P. miliaceum ssp. miliaceum. See Reliquiae Haenkeanae 1(4-5):308 (1830) for original description.
full namePanicum hirticaule J. Presl ssp. hirticaule
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PMPOA4K170
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Sat, Dec. 4, 2021 from

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