Botanical Name: Hierochloe odorata
Height: about 50 cm
Season of bloom: May.
Growing Conditions: Prefers moist soil and sun. A creeping grass which can form dense patches.
From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources:
Remarks: Fast spreading, cool season grass. This is the grass used in basketmaking and smudging. The blades are usually harvested in summer. Fragrance is more intense when plant is dried.
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