Panic grasses for pastures


Panic grasses are widespread in New South Wales. There are 21 known species, both introduced and native. Some species are used not only in pastures but also for grain and forage production. Others are weeds.

This Agfact describes the species useful for livestock production and the most effective ways of using them. It includes information on:

  • Improved grasses for sowing
  • Natural / Naturalised panics
  • Seed production
  • Photosensitisation stock


Agfact P2.5.35 First Edition

Published: 1992