Coefficient of Conservatism:
Coefficient of Wetness:
M. R. Penskar
Moist sandy or gravelly, usually calcareous, shores and wet meadows; fens, less commonly in drier open calcareous settings.
Panicum flexile has narrow, long beaked spikelets reminiscent of those of P. capillare, though it is a smaller plant. It typically occurs in usually wet, calcareous natural habitats, where it can be difficult to see if not robust. In fens and on calcareous shores, often associated with Scleria verticillata. It is rarely found in weedy settings.