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Spartina pectinata - Prairie Cordgrass

Image of Prairie Cordgrass (Spartina pectinata) taken by Allendan Seed Company.
SKU: 29
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Prairie Cordgrass (Spartina pectinata) is a rigid, upright perennial with coarse arching leaves that can spread easily to form large colonies. It is one of the tallest prairie grasses and is mainly found in moist prairies or wetlands which makes it excellent for erosion control. It is initially green with the leaves turning yellow in the fall, and the flower spikes in late summer along one side of the straw colored flower structure in the manner of a comb. The species name derives from the Greek word pecten ("comb"), that refers to the appearance of its flowering branches.


Soil Moisture:  Moderate, Wet

Sun Exposure:  Full Sun

Height:  5' - 8'

Spread:  4' - 6'

Hardiness Zone:  3 - 8

Bloom Color:  Green, Gold

Bloom Time:  July, August, September

Attracts:  Birds, Butterflies, Small Animals

Return Policy

Returns of standard seed mixes and individual species must be made in the original unopened packaging within 10 days of delivery. If you wish to return live plants, you must do so within 5 days of delivery. Returns of standard mixes, individual species, and live plants are subject to a restocking fee of 25%. Custom seed mixes may not be returned. When returning non-damaged goods, the buyer is responsible for shipping charges, and return shipping may be made by whatever means the buyer selects.

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