Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Rice Cut Grass, Rice Cutgrass

Rice Cut Grass, Rice Cutgrass

Leersia oryzoides

Full to part sun, wet to moderately wet moisture level, adaptable to a range of soils including gravelly and sandy.  2 ½ – 5 feet height, blooms summer into fall, green flowers, spreads aggressively by rhizomes and often produces dense colonies.

Germination Code:  A

Native Region:  Scattered statewide

Cool season. Leaves are sharp-edged with fine saw-teeth which can cut bare skin.  Attracts birds and butterflies.

grass;sun;wet;loam
grass;sun;wet;sand
grass;sun;wet;rocky
grass;sun/shade;wet;loam
grass;sun/shade;wet;sand
grass;sun/shade;wet;rocky

Advertisements

Leave a comment below. (Comments will remain hidden until approved by site administrators.)

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: