Dichanthelium acuminatum var. fasciculatum
Rosette grass, Western panicgrass
Poaceae (Grass Family)
This is a light-green, tufted grass, 1-2 ft. tall, with prostrate, widely spreading, leafy stems. The leaves are a broad, lance shape and softly hairy to the touch. The tiny spikelets are borne in upright, much-branched, airy panicles on threadlike stems. Rosette grass is a perennial.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color:
Not Applicable Bloom Time:
Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep Bloom Notes:
The flowers (florets) of grasses are often minute and therefore not visible to the naked eye. The flowers of this grass genus
remain closed and are self-pollinated.
, DC Canada: NB
, PE Native Distribution:
n. to B.C. & Alt. Native Habitat:
Rocky or sandy river banks; moist rock crevices; below 4500 ft.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Moist to drier soils.
Conditions Comments: Panic grass is good for a low-traffic ground cover.
Last Update: 2008-02-06