Panicum dichotomiflorum

Fall panic grass

Native to Florida

Species Overview

Fall panic grass is but one of about 18 panic grasses that are in Florida – most of them are native. Fall panic grass is found in marshes and wet flatwoods nearly throughout the state; it flowers in the spring through fall (Wunderlin, 2003).

Panicum dichotomiflorum is found throughout the U.S. and much of Canada (Kartesz, 1999). There are nearly 70 Panicumspecies and varieties in North America.

Species Characteristics