Panicum dichotomiflorum

Fall Panicum


Smooth Witchgrass,Sprouting Crab-grass, Western Witchgrass

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Summer annual
Growth Habit: Bunch type
Propagation: Seed
Ligule: Fringe of hairs
Auricles: Absent
Vernation: Rolled
Collar: Densely hairy
Root Type: Fibrous
Seedhead Color: Straw-colored to purple-tinged


Similar Species

Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Bensulide, DCPA, Oxadiazon, Pendimethalin, Prodiamine
  • Post Emergence: Fenoxaprop, Topramezone

Please note: one or more of these active ingredients may exist in combination-type brand name products. Any material used for herbicidal control of any plant may vary in efficacy. Please read the full disclaimer on herbicide usage.