Sorghastrum nutans, Indiangrass

Sorghastrum nutans, Indiangrass
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Botanic Name (s):     Sorghastrum nutans       

Common Name(s):   Indiangrass                                                                                                                                        

Mature height :2.5-8ft

Mature spread:3-6ft

Bloom Time:Aug-Sept

Sun Exposure:  Full Sun    

Soil moisture:    Dry   Average    Moist    

Soil Ph:4.8-8

Soil Type: Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture        

Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay                 

Sandy soil, coarse texture                                                                                          

Native Habitat:         Dry slopes, praries, borders of woods            

Notes:          Tall clump grass with beautiful seed head, nutritious for livestock  

Erosion Control                                                            

High Wildlife Value:         Songbirds      Game Birds            Small Mammals     

FACU - Usually occur in non-wetlands, but may occur in wetlands                                                                   

Native to Coastal Regions

Native To Mountain Regions                                                

Native to Piedmont Regions                                                                                           

Threatened / Endangered:      Maine, Rhode Island     

Native Grass

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