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Torpedo Grass

Scientific Name: Panicum repens
 
Distinguishing Characteristics:
Leaf blades flat to folded and stiff; growing at 45 degree angle from stem; leaves alternate.
Tremendous root system
Often growing in clumps or narrow band around shoreline.

This is an exotic plant.  If you observe this plant growing in the southeastern U.S., please take the time to report its location on the EDD Maps database at http://www.se-eppc.org/index.cfm.

Panicum repens taken by Graves Lovell
Panicum repens taken by Graves Lovell

Panicum repens taken by Graves Lovell


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