Little Bluestem Grass

Little Bluestem

Botanical Name: Schizachyrium scoparium

Height: about 1 m

Season of bloom: September

Growing Conditions: Sun. Thrives in most soils. Clumping.

Wildlife benefits: All native grasses have many ecological benefits.

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: Yes.

Remarks: Deep-rooted warm season grass, good for stabilizing soil. Leaf blades turn red in autumn.

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