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Deer Tongue (Panicum clandestimun L. = P. latifolium L. var. clandestimum (l.) Pursh)


  • Yield based on 1 harvest/season
  • Seeding date: early spring, late summer
  • Warm season bunch grass
  • Revegetating acid mine spoil, ground cover for erodible sandy sites, food for wildlife
  • Produces complete cover in 2 years


  • good tolerance to acid, low fertility soils
  • excellent drought tolerance


  • very low palatability, not a source of ruminant forage
  • poor shade tolerance
  • not tolerant of poorly-drained soils

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