Pursh's Millet Grass

Amphicarpum purshii



This grass (family Poaceae) grows to a maximum of two and a half feet tall and is found in moist to wet areas with sandy soils. The sheaths and leaf blades are hairy and flowers appear in late summer into the fall.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Blue Maidencane
Plant Family:Poaceae
Plant Duration:Annual
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Bloom Time:Early August to October
Fruit Timing:Early August to October
Global and State Rank:G4, S4
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Moist, Wet
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist, Wet

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