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Dichanthelium acuminatum var. acuminatum (Sw.) Gould & C.A. Clark
Tapered rosette grass
Synonyms: Panicum acuminatum
USDA Symbol: DIACA
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Very durable, rosette forming, broad leaves. Open pyramidal sprays of tiny florets on delicate stalks bloom twice yearly. Perfect with other low grasses, sedges and wildflowers (esp. in rock garden). Avoid rich soils and tall companions. (Ontario Native Plants 2002)
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.
AL , AR , AZ , CA , CO , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , HI , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NY , OH , OR , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY Canada: NB Native Habitat:
Prairie/Meadow/Field USDA Native Status: L48(N), HI(I), PR(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Description: Sand
Larval Host: Southern & Northern Brokendashes, Skippers
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff