Panicum antidotale

Panicum antidotale

Blue panicgrass

Robust, warm season perennial bunchgrass which spreads by rhizomes and has an extensive fibrous root system. Prefers heavy, fertile, well-drained soils. Highly palatable to livestock. Useful for irrigated pastures and improving rangelands.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
25 
in. or taller
Season: 
Warm
Life Form: 
Bunchgrass
Native or Introduced: 
Introduced
Precipitation: 
11 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Best
Fine: 
Average

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
- 5 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
44.70 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
630,000
Planting Season: 
Spring
Summer
Fall
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes