Clusters of up to 4 upright pale yellow-green spikelets 1 to 1.75" long from May through June relax to attractive hanging tan seed heads that persist all summer, densely tufted culms with leaves up to 1 foot long, tolerates periodic flooding, Butterfly caterpillar host (several!), birds eat the seeds.
1-4 feet tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 2b-9a
Native Range: Labrador through s. QC & ON, south to c. FL, OK, & e. TX
Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 8 weeks.
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