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Sorghastrum nutans

Indian Grass

Description:

A tall, striking bunchgrass with beautiful plumes. Very tolerant of most site conditions. To 6 feet. Will grow in moist or dry soil. Partial shade. Flowers mid August to mid September.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Yellow Indiangrass
Plant Family:Poaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Bees, Birds, Butterflies
Bloom Time:Mid-August to mid-September
Fruit Timing:Mid August to mid September
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic, Neutral, Slightly Alkaline
Soil pH:4.8 to 8.0
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun to partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade, Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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