Indian Grass

Indian Grass

Latin Name: Sorghastrum nutans

Type: Grass/Sedge

Light: Sun

Moisture: Dry / Dry-Mesic / Mesic / Wet-Mesic

Soil: Sand / Loam / Clay

Size: 5-7 feet

Color: Gold

Bloom Time: August / September

Description: The graceful sweeping plumes of Indian grass really adds drama to the landscape. The flower is petite and yellow and falls away from the plume. Birds devour the seeds. Indian grass is a key component of the tall grass prairie.