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Ashe's Panic Grass

Dichanthelium commutatum



Grass with purplish sheaths that can be hairy or not. Grows to a maximum of 2.5 feet. Flowers from spring to mid summer. Grows in dry sandy or loamy soil.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Variable Panic Grass
Plant Family:Poaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Bloom Time:Late May to mid July, rarely later
Global and State Rank:G5, S4
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Loam, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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