June - November
0.2 - 0.9
Considered one of the least valuable of Panicum for rangeland plants.
The large, open inflorescences of witchgrass often separate from the plant at maturity and roll with the wind. Usually found in disturbed areas throughout Louisiana and east Texas The seeds of many Panicums were used as food in the Southwest, however, their importance as a food source was limited because they drop their seeds quickly after ripening (Doebley 1983).
A characteristic species of sand bars and river banks.