Blooms begin yellow, then turn green, then to brown.
|Season Bloom||March - June|
|Habitat||The erect or arching stems of this cool-season, short-lived perennial grow 2-4' tall. Terminal, spiked shaped seadheads of oat-like seeds with long, bristly awns, cause the stems to bend and droop. Also known as Canada Wild Rye. Establishes easily, providing quick initial cover. It is a versatile, cool-season plant, requiring little to now maintenance. It displays heavy, whiskery, nodding seed heads in early fall. A good bunchgrass for partly shady prairie plantings. Larval host for the Zabulon skipper butterfly. Highly deer resistant.|
|Leaf Description||Erect or arching stems with spiked shaped seadheads of oat-like seeds with long, bristly awns, cause the stems to bend and droop.|
|Light Source||Partial Shade, Sun|