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Setaria palmifolia, Panicum palmifolium, Palmgrass, Highland Pitpit

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Setaria palmifolia, Panicum palmifolium

Palmgrass, Highland Pitpit
Family: Poaceae   (Formerly:Poaceae / Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Origin: Asia
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterOrnamental foliage

A large coarse evergreen grass to 6 feet tall with an equal spread. It has long broad pleated leaves that superficially resemble palm leaves. The inflorescence is a greenish cylindrical spike that stands above the leaves on a slender, arching stalk that reaches several feet above the foliage.


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Setaria palmifolia, Panicum palmifolium, Palmgrass, Highland Pitpit

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Setaria palmifolia, Panicum palmifolium, Palmgrass, Highland Pitpit

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Setaria palmifolia, Panicum palmifolium, Palmgrass, Highland Pitpit

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Setaria palmifolia, Panicum palmifolium, Palmgrass, Highland Pitpit

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