Dichanthelium acuminatum
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Dichanthelium acuminatum subsp. sericeum
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Genus: Dichanthelium
D. acuminatum
Binomial name
Dichanthelium acuminatum
(Sw.) Gould & C.A. Clark

Dichanthelium acuminatum, the tapered rosette grass, is a species of grass from the genus Dichanthelium, in North America.

Dichanthelium acuminatum forms a hybridization complex with other Dichanthelium species such as D. dichotomum, D. sphaerocarpon, D. ovale, and D. aciculare.[1]

Dichanthelium acuminatum has been successfully raised in cultivation for seed production.[2]


  1. ^ Manual of Grasses for North America 2007 Barkworth
  2. ^ Native Seed Production Manual for the Pacific Northwest (PDF). USDA NRCS Corvallis Plant Materials Center (PMC). pp. 42–43.