Texas Panicum

Texas Panicum (Panicum texanum)

Summer annual grass.
A spreading summer annual that may have an erect growth habit or can also grow close to the ground with tips ascending. Texas Panicum may reach as much as 32 inches tall and can root at the lower nodes.
First leaves are relatively broad compared to most annual grasses. Leaves of mature plants range from 3 to 11 inches in length and may reach 20 mm in width.
Texas Panicum is considered a weed, but is used by some bird enthusiasts for its’ high seed production.