Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

June Grass

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Koeleria macrantha

Flower Description:

Silvery green, spike-like seedheads.

FamilyPoaceae
Season BloomApril - June
HabitatPerennial bunchgrass bears dense, silvery green, spike-like seadheads which start growth vey early in spring and turn tan by mid-summer. Good for dry, sandy prairies; open woods; rocky slopes. Provides nesting materials and structure for native birds and bees.
Cycle
Height1-2'
Leaf DescriptionLeaves are gray-green.
Soil Type Dry
Light Source Sun
LocationWoodland