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Schizachyrium scoparium
Schizachyrium scoparium

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Zones 1-24, 26, 28-45
Full Sun
Full
Regular Water
Moderate

Schizachyrium scoparium

Little Bluestem
Poaceae (Gramineae)
Ornamental grasses and grasslike plants

North America at elevations to 10,000 feet. Clump-forming grass 2 to 4 ft. tall, 1 to 2 ft. wide, with narrow leaves that may be erect or arching. Late summer flowers are inconspicuous but age to an attractive silvery shade. Leaf color varies from bright green to distinctly bluish in summer, from light brown to dark red in fall and winter.

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