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Silky Wild Oat Grass

Danthonia sericea



Grows in dry, open, sandy areas. Similar to D. spicata. Flowers and fruits at the same time, in the spring and summer.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Downy Danthonia
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:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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