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Full to part sun, moderately wet to medium moisture level, tolerant of most soils except rocky, strongly acid to neutral pH. 1 ½ – 2 ½ feet height, spreads slowly by re-seeding.
Germination Code: C(60)
Native Region: Occurs in only 9 counties scattered statewide
Cool season. Has showy, dark brown spikelets. Good for wetlands and streambank stabilization, groundcover and mass planting. Good erosion control for wetland projects. Attracts butterflies and birds.