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Dichanthelium spretum

Eaton's Panic Grass

Description:

Wetland grass found on sandy shores. Grows taller than its relatives. Spikelets and blades sometimes are the only hairy parts of the plant. Flowers in the summer.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Eaton's Rosette Grass
Plant Family:Poaceae
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Plant Duration:Perennial
Bloom Time:Late June to early August
Fruit Timing:Vernal mid June to August and rarely later, autumnal July to October
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Moist, Wet
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade to shade
Light Range:Partial Shade, Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist, Wet

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