An upright, once dominant prairie grass with attractive sprays of seeds that darken to gold once dry. Perfect for adding variety to tallgrass plantings.
Light: Full Sun
Soil Moisture: Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry
Soil Type: Adaptable
Leaf Texture: Medium
Bloom Time: Aug-Sep
Root Type: Fibrous
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Hosts a variety of grasshopper species, the pepper-and-salt skipper, and a few smaller insects. Provides cover for ground feeding birds and nesting habitat for ground nesting birds. Readily grazed by mammals.