Sand Paspalum

LATIN NAME
Paspalum setaceum var. stramineum

LONGEVITY
Perennial

SEASON
Warm

ORIGIN
Native

DETAILS
• Also known as, “Thin paspalum”.
• Adapted to open grasslands and wooded sites in sandy and loamy textured soils.
• Seedheads consist of 1-5 branches with round and flattened seeds that occur in two rows along the inflorescence branch.
• The leaves are often hairy and branched.
• Tolerant of shade
• Reproduces by seeds, tillers, and rhizomes.
• Provides only fair forage value to livestock and wildlife.
• Quail will use the seed as a food source when this plant is available.

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