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Deertongue Grass
Dichanthelium clandestinum
Poaceae

Green2 Swish

Pretty airy panicles form at the tip of short bamboo-like stems from May through July & last for months, fresh bright green foliage (darker green in shade) consists of short, wide leaves which stick out from the stem every few inches, actually blooms again in late summer these flower heads are mostly concealed near the stem but produce seeds which are eagerly sought after by chickadees, erect or laxly growing along the ground, likes hot humid summers, woods & wood edges, nice contrast with woodland spring flowers or ferns, tuft forming by short rhizomes, spread 2-3, yellow fall color.

Average To Moist
Sun To Part Shade
1-4 tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 4a-8b
Perennial
Deer Resistant

Other names: (formerly Panicum clandestinum)

Native Range: NS, QC, & MI south to n. FL & e. TX

Deertongue Grass 3.5 inch pot $8.75
Deertongue Grass Seed Packet $4.00
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