Hesperostipa neomexicana
Plants Of The Southwest

Hesperostipa neomexicana

New Mexico Feathergrass

New Mexico Feathergrass is a drought tolerant 3 ft. clumpgrass similar to Stipa comata. Both grow from plains to woodlands 3,000-7,000 ft., Feathergrass with a slightly more southerly range. Both are good forage. Sweeps of Stipa in nature appear set apart by their lighter color and long, silvery heads. You may not wish to plant where your pets play, but don't miss Stipas' dramatic beauty. Zones 4-6.
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