American Beakgrain (Diarrhena obovata)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Plant Height: 12 - 24 inches
Leaves: Other: Wide bright green leaves
Fruit: Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: Needs cold moist treatment for 3 months, then germinates at cool temperatures.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Wind

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