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Soil: Hydric (Wet-Moist)
Sun: Full Sun
Height: 5 feet
Type: Cool season, perennial.
Suggested Uses: A great plant for wetland and shoreline restoration. Has beautiful purple panicles.
Native Range: Native throughout most of the U.S. except the South.
Wildlife Value: Provides nesting material, cover and food for wildlife. Can cause cyanide poisoning in cattle.
Other Names: American Manna Grass
More information: USDA plant profile