Sorghastrum nutans


Common Name: Indian grass
Plant Type:Grasses & Sedges
Light (original): sun, partial shade
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Sun
Height:3 to 6 feet
Width:
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Prairie
Soil Type:moist to dry
Soil Moisture:Dry, Mesic
Seed Ripens:
USDA Zones:
Flower Colour:yellow and reddish-brown
Bloom Time:late summer
Comments:Attracts butterflies. Tall grass prairie indicator. Foliage turns purple in fall.
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: John Oyston