Sorghastrum nutans, Indiangrass, Native Grass


Sorghastrum nutans, Indiangrass, Native Grass (Minimum purchase of 5 plants required)

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Botanic Name (s): Sorghastrum nutans

Common Name(s): Indiangrass

Mature height :2.5-8ft

Mature spread:3-6ft

Bloom Time:Aug-Sept

Sun Exposure: Full Sun

Soil moisture: Dry Average Moist

Soil Ph:4.8-8

Soil Type: Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture

Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay

Sandy soil, coarse texture

Native Habitat: Dry slopes, praries, borders of woods

Notes: Tall clump grass with beautiful seed head, nutritious for livestock

Erosion Control

High Wildlife Value: Songbirds Game Birds Small Mammals

FACU – Usually occur in non-wetlands, but may occur in wetlands

Native to Coastal Regions

Native To Mountain Regions

Native to Piedmont Regions

Threatened / Endangered: Maine, Rhode Island

Native Grass