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Full to part sun, moderately dry to dry moisture level, prefers sandy soils but will also grow on coarse gravelly soils. 2-3 feet height, blooms spring into fall, yellow flowers, self-seeds readily.
Germination Code: A
Native Region: Occurs in 5 counties, all in Coastal Plain Province – Lake, Shelby, Tipton, Fayette, and Carroll
Warm-season bunch grass that usually grows in rather small clumps. Establishes easily and is widely used for controlling erosion on a wide variety of sites. Grows best in association with other grasses. Usually produces an abundant seed crop and re-seeds readily.