Prairie (Northern) Dropseed

Prairie (Northern) Dropseed

Latin Name: Sporobolus heterolpis

Type: Grass/Sedge

Light: Sun

Moisture: Dry / Dry-Mesic / Mesic

Soil: Sand / Loam

Size: 2-4 feet

Color: Gold

Bloom Time: August / September

Description: A fine textured native grass for the urban landscape or restoration site. Three foot wide soft hummocks give rise to a pinkish brown cone shaped bloom that is very airy. Very fountain-like. The fall turns the green to a spun gold. This is very striking to like a walkway or path.