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Panicum amarum

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Plant types and subtypes: Grasses, Wetland Grasses, Ornamental Grasses

Light Requirements: sun

Water Use: low

Soil Moisture: dry, moist, wet

Soil Description: acid, neutral, poor, loam, sand

Height: 2'-6'

Bloom Time: September, October, November, December

Bloom Color: green

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Additional Tags: attracts birds, clumping, colonizing, dried flowers, drought tolerant, dune plant, fall interest, medicinal, mounding, naturalizing, ornamental foliage, salt-spray tolerant, wetland plant

Panicum amarum (bitter panicgrass)
  • Panicum amarum (bitter panicgrass)
  • Panicum amarum (bitter panicgrass)
  • Panicum amarum (bitter panicgrass)
  • Panicum amarum (bitter panicgrass)

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Description

Panicum amarum

Also known as:

bitter panicgrass

,

panic grass

,

southern sea-beach panic-grass

,

bitter beachgrass

,

coastal panicgrass

,

beachgrass

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, CT, DE, FL, GA, LA, MA, MD, MS, NC, NJ, NM, NY, PA, RI, SC, TX, VA, WV

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Cyperales
Family Poaceae Grass family
Genus Panicum panicgrass
Species Panicum amarum bitter panicgrass