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Velvety Panic Grass

Dichanthelium scoparium



Grass with hairy stems and blades. Grows in woodlands and savannas, and prefers acidic sandy wetlands. Occasionally found in uplands. Flowers are small and white and bloom in the summer.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Velvet Panicum
Plant Family:Poaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Bloom Time:Early July to late August
Fruit Timing:Early July to late August, autumnal July to November
Global and State Rank:G5, S4
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Moist, Wet
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic, Neutral, Slightly Alkaline
Soil pH:4.5 to 7.5
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist, Wet

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