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An adaptable woodland grass that grows even in deep shade. Easily recognizable by its seed heads in the later half of the year.

Light: Part Sun/Shade, Shade

Soil Moisture: Mesic, Dry Mesic

Soil Type: Adaptable

Height: 3'-5'

Leaf Texture: Medium

Bloom Time: Jun-Aug

Root Type: Fibrous

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Hosts the northern pearly eye butterfly, the golden borer moth, and a number of leaf mining moths and small insects. Seeds are eaten by small mammals such as mice.

Bottlebrush Grass (Elymus hystrix)
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