Soil: Hydric (Moist) – Mesic (Medium)
Sun: Part Sun to Shade
Height: 2-4 feet
Type: Cool season, perennial, bunch grass.
Suggested Uses: Nice for shoreline restoration especially riverbank edges! Has beautiful, nodding seed heads with long awns that add great texture to any space.
Native Range: Native to the Northeast and scattered areas throughout the Midwest.
Wildlife value: Provides nesting material, cover and food (seeds) for birds and mammals.
More information: USDA plant profile
Photo credit: Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS