Prairie Dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis) spoor-OB-oh-lus heterolepis

Family Poaceae
Why Like Many birds rely on the seeds of this native grass.
Named Cultivars Sporobolus heterolepis 'Tara'
Plant Data
I am a... Deciduous Perennial Arching, Clump
Why to Like Many birds rely on the seeds of this native grass.
Mature Size 24 - 36 inches tall. 18 - 24 inches wide.
Growth Rate Slow
Moisture Tolerance Widely Adaptable
Zones 3a - 9b
Bloom Period August to October
Flower Color Pink And Brown-Tinted
Animals That Use It

Seeds:

 
Data Sheets
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