Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Indian Grass

Latin Name: Sorghastrum nuntas

Flower Description:

Flowering occurs in late summer. The tiny, yellow to bronze-colored flowers occur on moderately dense clusters held above the foliage. The flowers are wind pollinated.

FamilyGrasses
Season Bloomlate summer
HabitatFull sun and well drained soils, can tolerate wet sites as well as sandy soils. Fairly drought tolerant once established.
Cycle
Height6-8'
Leaf DescriptionThe green leaves are up to 2' long and 1/4" wide. Fall color can vary from yellow to orange.
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