Hierochloe odorata


Common Name: sweetgrass
Plant Type:Grasses & Sedges
Light (original): sun
Light Requirements: Sun
Height:1 to 2 feet
Width:
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Prairie
Soil Type:moist
Soil Moisture:Mesic
Seed Ripens:
USDA Zones:
Flower Colour:yellow
Bloom Time:early summer
Comments:Sweet vanilla fragrance. Spreads vigorously by rhizomes.
Germination:Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
Germination Notes:
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Picture Copyright: Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA NRCS. 1992. Western wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. West Region, Sacramento, CA.