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For moist to wet locations, tufted hairgrass is a cool season, clump forming grass.

For moist to wet locations, tufted hairgrass is a cool season, clump forming grass. Typical inventory plug USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 8 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Deschampsia caespitosa

Tufted hairgrass

A cool season grass with fine, hair-like green foliage and cloud-like flowers that change color as they mature. The seeds of this plant are beneficial to songbirds. Clump-forming.

Does best in moist to wet soils in partial to full shade. 


Height:

1-2 ft

Spread:

1-2 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

2-8

Bloom Color:

Green, Tan

Deschampsia caespitosa Characteristics

Exposure

  • Partial Shade to Full Shade

Attracts Wildlife

  • Songbirds

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist to Wet

Attributes

  • Ground Cover

Flowering Months

  • July

Interesting Notes:

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