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Warm season grass, northern seaoates helps with soil stabilization.

Warm season grass, northern seaoates helps with soil stabilization. Typical inventory plug USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 5 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Chasmanthium latifolium

Northern seaoates

Chasmanthium latifolium is a warm season grass, clump-forming, rhizomatous grass. Grows easily in moist to wet soils in full sun to shade.

Makes a great sound in the wind and features attractive oat-like seed heads. This plant will self-sow where happy.   


Height:

3-4 ft

Spread:

2-3 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

5-8

Bloom Color:

Green, Tan

Chasmanthium latifolium Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun
  • Shade
  • Partial Shade

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist to Wet

Attributes

  • Naturalizing
  • Dried Flower
  • Cut Flower

Flowering Months

  • July

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=CHLA5