Inconspicuous flowers in late spring lead to showy thimble-shape seed heads (cattails?) that persist all summer, graceful grass-like 1/4 inch wide foliage grows in clumps with each blade up to 1 foot long, tolerates periodic flooding, a good rain garden plant, host plant for the Appalachian Brown (Satyrodes appalachia) and Eyed Brown (Satyrodes eurydice) Butterflies.
1.5-2 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 4a-6b
Native Range: CT, NY, WI, & MN south to GA, LA & OK. Rare in CT
Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 8 weeks
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