Flowering occurs in mid to late summer (July to August). The tiny, green flowers are in flat spikelet held on a thin, arching stalk. The flowers are wind pollinated.
|Season Bloom||mid to late summer (July to August)|
|Habitat||Moist, well-drained soil, partial shade but will tolerate full sun if soil moisture is adequate.|
|Leaf Description||Many grasses have long leaves that originate at the base of the plant and are very upright. Northern sea-oats have shorter leaves that diverge from stems at various angles, giving the plant more of a bamboo-like appearance. Leaves turn golden in fall.|