Panicum pygmaeum (POACEAE) Pygmy Panic

Plants to Plant

Pygmy Panic Panicum pygmaeum is a small perennial grass on the floor and margins of rainforest or dense eucalyptus forest. PlantNET says “Leaves with sheath sprinkled with tubercle-based hairs; ligule a row of cilia to c. 0.5 mm long with longer hairs at the margins; blade linear-lanceolate to lanceolate, sometimes shortly petiolate, 1–7 mm wide, often with tubercle-based hairs.”

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