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Smooth Wild Oat Grass

Danthonia epilis

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Description:

Grass that grows in wet sphagnum bogs exclusively. Similar to D. spicata. Flowering and fruiting in the spring and summer.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Bog Wild Oat Grass
Plant Family:Poaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Bloom Time:Early May to July
Fruit Timing:Early May to July
Global and State Rank:G3G4, S3S4
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Moisture:Moist, Wet
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist, Wet

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