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.
|Season Bloom||August - October|
|Habitat||Beautiful grass with a somewhat metallic golden sheen to its flowering parts. It is an important associate in the tallgrass prairies and is relished by livestock. It appears to be favored by occasional flooding and repeated burning and sometimes forms nearly pur stands in the lowlands. Warm-season grass with rich gold-and-purple sprays of flowers and seeds in the fall. Larval host to the Pepper-and-Salt Skipper butterfly. Deer Resistant.|
|Leaf Description||The green leaves are up to 2' long and 1/4" wide. Fall color can vary from yellow o orange.|
|Soil Type||All Types|
|Light Source||Shade, Partial Shade, Sun|