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(PLS) This native perennial grass is 3-7' tall and unbranched. It typically consists of tight bunches of flowering culms and their leaves. The culms are terete, glabrous, and light green to pale yellow. The blades of the alternate leaves are up to 2' long.

Sun Exposure               Prairie, Savanna
Soil Moisture Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry
Bloom Time  
Bloom Color  
Max Height 2 feet
Wetland Code FACU+
Germ Code  A
Seeds Per Ounce   12,000


"The preference is full to partial sun and slightly moist to dry conditions. Various kinds of soil are tolerated, including those that can loam, clay-loam, sand, and gravel. Most growth and development occurs during the warm weather of summer because of the C4 metabolism of this grass. It can spread aggressively in some situations (e.g., prairie restorations).

Edible Uses: Unknown

Medicinal Uses: Unknown

Herbal Uses: Unknown

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