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Round-fruited Panic Grass

Dichanthelium sphaerocarpon



Grass with larger, light green blades. Small spikelets. Generally hairy grass except for sheaths. Grows in opens, sandy and dry grounds. Prefers uplands but can grow in wetlands.

Plant Overview:

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

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