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Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 4 to 8 feet
Plant Spread: 4 to 6 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Leaves are edged with small, sharp teeth. Plants will die back if subjected to extended periods of below freezing temperatures but returns in spring.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Erosion control
Groundcover
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Pollution
Flood Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Pollinators: Wind
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Monoecious

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Common names
  • Fakahatchee Grass
  • Eastern Gamagrass
  • Sesame Grass
  • Bullgrass
  • Eastern Mock Gama

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