Grasses and Sedges

Prairie Grasses and Sedges

Grasses and Sedges

Photo Type Species Genus Moisture Exposure Height 2″ 3″ 4″ Gal
Andropogon gerardii Big Bluestem m,d s,ps 2 – 6 ft. x
Bouteloua curtipendula Side Oats Grama m,d s,ps 1 – 3 ft. x
Bouteloua gracilis Blue Grama d s,ps 0.5 – 1 ft. x
Calamagrostis canadensis Canada Blue Joint w,m s,ps 3 – 6 ft. x
Carex bebbi Bebb’s Sedge w,m s 2 – 3 ft. x
Carex comosa Bottle Brush Sedge w,m s 2 – 4 ft. x x
Carex lacustris Lake Sedge w,m s,ps,sh 2 – 4 ft. x
Carex sprengelii Sprengel’s sedge m ps,sh 1 – 2 ft. x
Carex stricta Tussock Sedge w,m s,ps 2 – 3 ft. x
Carex vulpinoidea Fox Sedge w,m s,ps 1 – 3 ft. x x
Elymus canadensis Canada wild rye m,d s,ps,sh 2 – 4 ft. x
Elymus hystrix Bottlebrush Grass m,d ps,sh 2 – 3 ft. x
Juncus effusus Common Rush w,m s 2 – 3 ft. x
Koeleria macrantha June Grass m,d s 1 – 2 ft. x x
Schizachyrium scoparium Little Bluestem m,d s,ps 1 – 3 ft. x
Scirpus atrovirens Green Bulrush w,m s 2 – 5 ft. x
Scirpus cyperinus Woolgrass w,m s 3 – 5 ft. x
Scirpus fluviatilis River Bulrush w,m s 4 – 6 ft. x
Sorghastrum nutans Indian Grass m,d s,ps 2 – 5 ft. x
Spartina pectinata Prairie Cordgrass w,m s,ps 3 – 6 ft. x
Sporobolus heterolepsis Prairie Dropseed m,d s,ps 2 – 4 ft. x x