Sorghastrum nutans
Sorghastrum nutans
Sorghastrum nutans
Plants of the Southwest

Sorghastrum nutans

Indiangrass

Strong and upright to 7 ft. tall, gracefully bending only at the golden seed heads way above the burnished leaves. Indiangrass & Big Bluestem are the heart and soul of the tall-grass prairies. Very nutritious for livestock, fine erosion control, beautiful in dried arrangements & in the wind. Reclamation: 20 lbs. per acre. Zones 3-7.

    Zones, Sun & Water Needs: 34567


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