WITCHGRASS (Dichanthelium spp.)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: WITCHGRASS (Dichanthelium spp.)

When preparing to bloom, this pretty grass gives the yard a pinkish glow, especially when the sun has just risen and it is covered in dew.

Learn: http://floridagrasses.org/Dichanthelium.htm

Native American Ethnobotany for this genus: http://herb.umd.umich.edu/herb/search.pl?searchstring=Dichanthelium

The following photo is of the same genus, but does not necessarily depict the same species, although likely it does:

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2 comments
  1. Thank you…what I thought was witchgrass is not; now I know better but now I have to figure out this other weed. That’s ok, I can add this to my list of fav weeds, i.e. chamberbitters, FL pusley, sedges, spurge, cat brier, crabgrass, beggarweed, just to name a few. Like your site…thanks!

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