Leafy, spreading, strongly rhizomatous grass, producing up to of 100 stems per clump annually. This cool season perennial grass species will spread up to 6-10 feet annually by subsurface rhizomes. Best time to plant is from October 1 to March 30.
|Season Bloom||July - August|
|Habitat||Predominant plant species utilized along the Great Lakes coastlines for initial stabilization of frontal sand dunes. It has also been utilized on extreme, non-dune sites, some having high salinity levels and droughty conditions, for erosion control and initial cover.|
|Leaf Description||Leaves have deeply furrowed upper surfaces and smooth undersides. The long narrow leaves may become rolled or folded when exposed to intense heat, excessive sunlight, or dry winds.|