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Dichanthelium dichotomum

Forked Panic Grass

Description:

Grass grows in small to large clumps with knotty crowns. Prefers dry soils that are sandy, clayey, or rocky. Moist or wet soils. Flowers from summer to fall.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Cypress Panic Grass
Plant Family:Poaceae
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Plant Duration:Perennial
Bloom Time:Vernal late May to late July, autumnal late June to November
Fruit Timing:Vernal late May to late July, autumnal late June to November
Global and State Rank:G5, SNR
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade to shade
Light Range:Partial Shade, Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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