Prairie Cordgrass (Spartina pectinata)

Prairie Cordgrass (Spartina pectinata)

 
 
An incredibly tough grass that spreads aggressively by underground rhizomes (roots). Effective for stabilizing banks and shorelines. Not suitable for gardens.

Details

Sun:    Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture:    Wet
Height:    6 feet
Blooms:    Aug, Sept
Color:    Tan
Spacing:    2′
Zones:    3-8
Benefits:    Shoreline Restoration, Erosion Control, Deer Resistant