prairie junegrass (Koeleria macrantha)

green bunchgrass with numerous fluffy white flower stalks

prairie junegrass


Common name: prairie junegrass
Botanical name: Koeleria macrantha

Light: Full to partial sun   
Height: 8 – 20 inches
Water: drought tolerant once established but thrives with some water especially in early spring
Soil type: sandy to gravelly

Cool season native bunchgrass with small yellow to white flowers on long, fuzzy spikes; blooms early in season; reseeds freely

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