Indian Grass (Sorghastrum nutans)
A warm-season native grass typically found in most dry-mesic prairies. This species can be aggressive and dominate a planting if seeded at too high of a rate, we do not recommend it for the home landscape. This selection is not produced by The Prairie State Nursery and is not of Illinois Ecotype. Ecotypes may vary from order to order.
- Acronym: SORNUT-N
- Life-Cycle: Perennial
- Bloom Color: Bronze
- Bloom Time: August - October
- Typical Height: 72"
- Light Preference: Full Sun
- Soil Preference: Dry Mesic - Mesic
- Root Structure: Fiberous and Short Rhizome
- Stratification: None Required
- Seeds per Ounce: 12,000*
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*Approximate, actual number of seeds may vary slightly by seed lot.