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Sorghastrum nutans - Indian Grass

Sorghastrum nutans - Indian Grass

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Indian grass is a native perennial warm season bunch grass. It is one of the main constituents of the tall grass prairie, typically growing from 3 to 6  feet in height.

It is an excellent erosion control species due to a deep fibrous root system and is perfect for your native material landscape.

It prefers mesic soils and full sun.

Found from Arizona - Montana east to the east coast of the United States and north into Canada.

Seed Info

Seed Envelopes contain approximately 0.02 ounces of seed and cover about 5 to 10 square feet. 

PLS=Pure Live Seed

Pure Live Seed is a measure of viable seed stated as a percentage. It is the product of total germination times purity.

Example: 96% Germination x 93% Purity = 89% PLS

All of our native warm season grasses and seed mixes are sold PLS.

Product Details

Flower Color: Green

Height: 3 to 6 Feet

Light Requirements: Full Sun to Shade

Soil Hydrology: Dry to Moist Soils

Bloom Time: August to September

Plant Type: Perennial

Attracts: Birds, Butterflies, Native Bees

Host Plant: Pepper and Salt Skipper Butterfly