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Dichanthelium acuminatum var. fasciculatum
Dichanthelium acuminatum (Sw.) Gould & C.A. Clark var. fasciculatum (Torr.) Freckmann
Rosette grass, Western panicgrass
Poaceae (Grass Family)
Synonym(s): Dichanthelium acuminatum var. implicatum, Dichanthelium lanuginosum, Dichanthelium lanuginosum var. fasciculatum, Dichanthelium subvillosum, Panicum acuminatum var. fasciculatum, Panicum acuminatum var. implicatum, Panicum brodiei, Panicum curtifolium, Panicum glutinoscabrum, Panicum huachucae, Panicum huachucae var. fasciculatum, Panicum implicatum, Panicum languidum, Panicum lanuginosum, Panicum lanuginosum var. fasciculatum, Panicum lanuginosum var. huachucae, Panicum lanuginosum var. implicatum, Panicum lanuginosum var. tennesseense, Panicum lassenianum, Panicum lindheimeri var. fasciculatum, Panicum occidentale, Panicum pacificum, Panicum subvillosum, Panicum tennesseense
USDA Symbol: diacf
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.
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.
, WY 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.
PropagationDescription: Not Available
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes
Record Last Modified: 2008-02-06
Research By: TWC Staff