Leersia oryzoides - Rice Cut Grass
Rice Cut Grass (Leersia oryzoides) is a perennial grass with light green stems and are sparingly branched. Its foliage is rough textured and each stem terminates in a panicle of spikelets about 4 - 10 inches long and 3 - 6 inches wide that once mature fall in their entirety to the ground. It is an adaptable grass that can be somewhat aggressive and weedy in disturbed wetlands. As the common name suggests, Rice Cut Grass has leaf blades that can slice through human flesh, which makes getting caught in a patch of this grass with bare legs an unpleasant experience.
Soil Moisture: Wet, Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height: 2' - 4'
Spread: 18 - 24 Inches
Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9
Bloom Color: Green, Brown
Bloom Time: July, August, September
Attracts: Birds, Butterflies
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