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Dichanthelium spretum

Eaton's Panic Grass


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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