Mowing is only marginally effective. It grows in freshwater marshes, salt marshes, mud flats, wet prairies, tide pools, bogs, and lakesides. Sellers, G. E. MacDonald, and R. K. Stocker. Invasive and Non-native Plants You Should Know – Recognition Cards, Range Description: Panicum repens is a tufted perennial grass commonly seen in Western Ghats. 1762. AVH is a collaborative project of the state, Commonwealth and territory herbaria, developed under the auspices of the Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (CHAH), representing the major Australian collections. 3. Nymphula stagnalis ZELLER, 1852 [Originalkombination] Faunistik. Gordon and K.P. Habitat: Wetlands, ditches, fields, rights-of-way Growth Habit: Perennial Graminoid Native Environment: Old World: Introduction. In India, it is widely spreaded in almost all the districts in Andra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Tripura and West Bengal (Cook 1996). View more information and pictures about torpedograss, as contained in the Langeland/Burks book, Identification & Biology of Non-Native Plants in Florida’s Natural Areas. Die Art wurde aus Natal in Südafrika (KwaZulu-Land) beschrieben: "Habitat in terra Natalensi". In the early 1900’s the United States Department of Agriculture imported and distributed torpedograss seed for planting in pasturelands, providing forage for cattle. Management of Panicum repens involves the repeated application of herbicides. The largest infestations can be found in Lake Okeechobee where it displaces close to 7,000 acres of native marsh. Torpedograss has not yet been listed on the Federal or State Noxious Weed List. For brief control information, see Efficacy of Herbicide Active Ingredients Against Aquatic Weeds by K. Langeland, M. Netherland, and W. Haller. Panicum repens; Echinochloa crus-galli [= Panicum stagninum] (Hühnerhirse) Echinochloa colonum; Eragrostis interrupta; Paspalum scrobiculatum [= Paspalum scrobinatum var. Florida. Biological TypegrassCodePANREHabitatterrestrialLife Formvivacious Its exact native range is obscure. Life cycle: The adults occur year-round in Africa, but in Europe only between (late) May and October. possible. Stage 1. Habitat: Wetlands, ditches, fields, rights-of-way Growth Habit: Perennial Graminoid Native Environment: Old World: Introduction. Leaf blades are stiff, linear, flat or folded; the surface often with a waxy or whitish coating. 2001. University of Florida-IFAS Publication # SP 242. The stems of this robust grass can reach a height of up to 2 m. As the stems bend and nodes touch the ground, roots and new plants are formed. https://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/plants/graminoid/panrep/all.html 1999. The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. Les feuilles alternes, distiques, présente une ligule constituée d'une membrane ciliée, un limbe coriace, raide, glauque, plat ou enroulé de 7 à 25 cm de long sur 2 à 8 mm de large . Torpedograss is very palatable for cows and goats, and grazing may be integrated in an overall management scheme. Stem: Culms erect, 15-100 cm high, often from a knotty, tuberous base.. Torpedograss management costs approximately $2 million a year in flood control systems. Sources suggest that the grass is native to Africa and/or Asia, Eur The Atlas of Florida Plants provides a source of information for the distribution of plants within the state and taxonomic information. The Australasian Virtual Herbarium (AVH) is an online resource that provides immediate access to the wealth of plant specimen information held by Australian herbaria. Mez. Plants are usually found in damp soils of riparian zones, but can also be found in pastures and on sand dunes. Plants are salt-tolerant. Torpedograss (Panicum repens) Control with Quinclorac in Bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon × C. transvaalensis) Turf. The website also provides access to a database and images of plants photos and herbarium specimens found at … Biological TypegrassCodePANREHabitatterrestrialLife Formvivacious This species can occur in a wide variety of habitats. Panicum repens is most often encountered as riparian species in wetland and marginal habitats, It grows well even after several days in standing water, but is also drought-tolerant and can be found growing in heavy upland soils (Sayer and Lavieren 1975, Holm et al.