Spartina pectinata - Prairie Cordgrass
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
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