Two new species of Dichanthelium (Poaceae) from the mountains and Piedmont of Virginia, one with an outlier in Pennsylvania

  • Richard J. LeBlond UNC-Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU), North Carolina Botanical Garden, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • John F. Townsend Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, Division of Natural Heritage
  • J. Christopher Ludwig Seedbox Consulting LLC
Keywords: Dichantehlium, Poaceae, Virginia, Piedmont, Pennsylvania

Abstract

Two new species of Dichanthelium are described: Dichanthelium appalachiense from shale woodlands in the mountains of Virginia, with a historical population from Pennsylvania; and Dichanthelium harvillii from a mafic region in the Piedmont of Virginia.

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Weakley, A.S. 2020. Flora of the southern and mid-Atlantic states. Working draft of June 2020. University of North Carolina Herbarium, North Carolina Botanical Garden, Chapel Hill, U.S.A.

Published
2020-12-07
How to Cite
LeBlond, R. J., Townsend, J. F., & Ludwig, J. C. (2020). Two new species of Dichanthelium (Poaceae) from the mountains and Piedmont of Virginia, one with an outlier in Pennsylvania. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas, 14(2), 189-198. https://doi.org/10.17348/jbrit.v14.i2.1002