Soil: Hydric (Wet) – Mesic (Medium)
Sun: Full Sun – Part Sun
Height: 3-5 feet
Type: Cool-season, perennial, rhizomatous grass
Suggested Uses: This is a valuable grass for shoreline or moist prairie restoration projects and large rain gardens. Great for shoreline/bank stabilization. Can be aggressive.
Native Range: Native throughout the U.S. except for in the South. Native throughout Minnesota.
Wildlife: Forage for big game and livestock.
More information: USDA PLANT profile
Photo credit: Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS