Panicum rigidulum, Coastal Plain NC Ecotype
Redtop Panicgrass, Coastal Plain NC Ecotype
A bunchgrass; attractive seedheads and red foliage in late summer and early fall; a common component of wetlands in the Southeast; palatable for livestock.
General Product Information:
Item Number: PANRIG01
Species Type: Native
Grasses & Grass-like Species, Riparian Sites, Stormwater Management, Wet Meadows & Wetlands
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Habitat: Wet soils of marshes, alluvial swamps, ditches, low woods.
Bloom Period: July to October
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 4.9 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 6 in
pH: 5.0 – 7.5
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: FACW
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW
Shade: Full Sun
Approximate seeds per lb: 797,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 50.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine