Grass Family : ( Poaceae : Paniceae)
Latin Name : Paspalum setaceum var. stramineum
Longevity : Perennial
Season : Warm
Origin : Native
Value : Wildlife – good
Also known as, "Thin paspalum". Adapted to open
grasslands and wooded sites in sandy and loamy
textured soils. Seedheads consist of 1–5 branches
with round and flattened seeds that occur in two
rows along the inflorescence branch. The leaves
are often hairy and branched. Tolerant of shade;
reproduces by seeds, tillers, and rhizomes. Provides
only fair forage value to livestock and wildlife.
Quail will use the seed as a food source when this
plant is available.