Diplachne fusca (L.) P. Beauv. ex Roem. & Schult.
Common Name: SPRANGLETOP, SALT MEADOW GRASS
Synonym: Leptochloa fascicularis, Leptochloa fusca
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: -5
Wetness Index: OBL
Physiognomy: Ad A-Grass

Diplachne fusca A. A. Reznicek

L. fascicularis of Michigan Flora.

Roadsides, edges of paths and sidewalks, especially where salt is applied in winter. Adventive from farther south and first collected in 1920 in Washtenaw Co. Our plants are subsp. fascicularis (Lam.) P. M. Peterson & N Snow.

Locations

Berrien County
Calhoun County
Kalamazoo County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Monroe County
Newaygo County
Saginaw County
St. Clair County
St. Joseph County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. October 18, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2143.