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Rice Cut Grass, Rice Cutgrass
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.