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Beaked Panic Grass

Coleataenia anceps (Panicum anceps)

Relatively short grass typically inhabiting moist areas



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Coleataenia anceps (Panicum anceps), commonly known as Beaked Panic Grass or Beaked Panicum, is a native perennial warm season grass that reaches 2-4 feet tall.

Wildlife notes

Deer will graze beaked panicgrass. The seed are eaten by upland birds and some waterfowl.

Forage notes

Great quality forage for cattle and horses.

Landscaping notes

This plant prefers moist to wet soils. Beaked panicgrass grows best under 30 to 35 percent shade. The plants form large clumps as they spread from short rhizomes.

Restoration notes

This plant is found growing in bottomland freshwater marshes and swamps on sandy soils. Good for erosion control in shaded areas.

Additional information

Weight N/A

Packet, Ounce, Pound


Full Sun to Part Shade

Seeding Rate

6.67 bulk lbs/acre


Average, Moist



Bloom Month


# seeds/pkt


Packet coverage area

5 sq. ft

Life Cycle


What is PLS?

Pure Live Seed (PLS) is the portion of good viable seed per pound. It is a measure of the seed that is alive and able to sprout into plants. This product is sold by PLS ounce/pound. To provide one ounce/pound of viable seed, you will receive more than one ounce/pound of product. Read more about PLS here.