Using ecology to restore land and water
Prairie cordgrass is a warm-season grass with a robust root system that is fibrous and strongly rhizomatous, forming colonies. It is great for erosion control and competes against invasive reed canary grass. It is not recommended in small landscaping settings. Its tall, dense colonies provide habitat for waterfowl and other wetland wildlife. Prairie cordgrass is found in marshes, wet prairies, shores, and ditches.
full sun to partial sun
3 – 6 ft.
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