Sporobolus heterolepis (Prairie Dropseed)

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Sporobolus heterolepis (Prairie Dropseed)

8.00

This short, fine-textured grass is a great addition to dry, sunny gardens and meadows. Primarily a plant of the mid-west it also has a handful of rare, disjunct populations in serpentine barrens along the east coast. Clumping and well behaved it mixes well with other prairie plants such as Echinacea and Rudbeckia. Grows 2-3’ tall with fine drooping foliage and orange-brown panicles that have a fragrance (one of the few fragrant grasses). Flowering occurs August-September. Foliage turns a nice pumpkin orange in the fall. Zone 3-9. PA ecotype.

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