University of Rhode Island

Sorghastrum nutans

Indian grass

Perennial warm season grass which grows in dense clumps. Flower is a golden brown seed panicle. Tolerates both wet and dry soils and most soil textures. Full sun. Native to RI. 4-6’.

©Ted Bodner. James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. University of Georgia Press., Athens. Courtesy of University of Georgia Press. USDA NRCS PLANTS Database

Jennifer Anderson. USA. USDA/NRCS PLANTS Database

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