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Black Oat Grass

Piptochaetium avenaceum

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Blackseed Speargrass
Plant Family:Poaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Birds
Bloom Time:Late May to early June
Fruit Timing:Fruit matures very rapidly and immediately drops
Global and State Rank:G5, S4
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Moisture:Dry, Moist
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun to partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade, Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry, Moist

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