Indiangrass - Sorghastrum nutans

Species: Sorghastrum nutans
Common names: Indiangrass

Plant Properties

Growth Period: Perennial
Plant Form: Grass
Foliage: semievergreen
Flower color(s): yellow

Plant Requirements

Water requirements: medium
Light requirements: full sun to shade

Soil moisture requirements: dry to moist
Soil content requirements: Sand Loam Clay Caliche
Drainage requirements: poor to good
Calcium carbonate (CaC03) tolerance: high
Drought tolerance: high
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