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Dichanthelium depauperatum

Starved Panic Grass



Grows on dry, disturbed areas in sandy soils in partial shade. Has two blooming periods, May to June and late June to July. Has larger spikelets than some other Dichanthelium species.

Plant Overview:

Plant Family:Poaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Bloom Time:Vernal late May to mid July, autumnal July to October
Fruit Timing:Vernal late May to mid July, autumnal July to October
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type: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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