Hall panicum

Panicum hallii var. hallii



Stems grow in small, erect tufts. Blades are flat and slick. Basal blades curl when dry, resembling wood shavings. Ligule is a ciliate membrane. Panicles ascend above the leaves. The single-seeded spikelets are borne on very short pedicels. The seeds turn dark brown and shiny when ripe.

Hall panicum is a perennial, warm-season, native - 12 to 24 inches tall.

Fair grazing for livestock and wildlife.


Grows on dry prairies, rocky and gravelly hills, and bottomlands. Increases on overgrazed ranges.