Common Name: Prairie Dropseed
Full to part sun, moderately wet to dry moisture level, tolerates a wide range of soils including heavy clay, pH adaptable. 2-3 feet height, blooms in summer, pink and brown-tinted flowers, self-seeds poorly.
Germination Code: A
Native Region: Only in Rutherford County
Warm-season grass that is designated a “Special Concern” species in Tennessee. Fine textured, distinctive bunchgrass with leaves that curve gracefully outward forming a large fountain-like tuft. Good fall color. Great accent plant or groundcover for the landscape. Does best on low fertility soil. Relatively slow-growing and slow to establish. Attracts birds.