Panicum miliaceum

Both the wild ancestor and location of the original domestication of proso millet are unknown, but it first appears as a . Просо посевное, Просо метельчатое, Просо обыкновенное. Unique characteristics, such as drought and heat tolerance, make proso millet a promising alternative . It has escaped to roadsides, yards and disturbed areas in all New England states. Does not do well in water-logged soil.

Proso millet is grown for its grain, a staple food in many parts of Asia and Africa. Five millet subspecies are distinguished depending on the form of the panicle which is determined by the deviation angle formed by the first order branchlets with the central axis and by their length: Spreading millet – P. Growth Habit: Graminoid. Synonym, Broomcorn millet. Common name, Proso millet.

Description: This grass is a summer annual that often branches at the base. Alternate leaves occur along the entire length of each culm, becoming less abundant above.

McSweeney , , Koushik Seetharaman , D. Dan Ramdath , and Lisa M. Stems are light green, erect, sometimes branched at the base, and grow 20–in (– m) tall. Leaves alternate along the stem and are covered with short, stiff hairs. Stem with hairy leaf sheath. Branch of panicle with spikelets.

Diaspore Typology, fruit. Panicum miliaceum subsp. Fruit Typology, non-fleshy fruit. Gordon Harvey, Gregory R. THIS IS A DIRECTORY PAGE.

Britannica does not currently have an article on this topic. It is hardy to zone (UK) 5. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Wind. Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well -drained .

Crop-like biotypes have escaped from cultivation throughout Canada, but these . Plant Characteristics and Associations Bloom Period. Conservation Status: Introduced – naturalized. Flora of North America: .