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Wooly Panic Grass

Dichanthelium villosissimum

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Description:

Light green grass with soft hairs. Top of blades can be a greenish blue. Spikelets can have a purplish hue. Flowers from late spring into the summer. Prefers sandy, dry uplands.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Whitehair Rosette Grass
Plant Family:Poaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Bloom Time:Early June to early July
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:Sun to partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade, Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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