Pine grass

green draping grass on hillside

pine grass

Common name: pine grass
Botanical name: Calamagrostis rubescens

Light: full shade to full sun; flowers in full sun but prefers some shade; frequently found in understory of coniferous forests
Height: 8 – 30 inches
Water:  Moist in spring, drought tolerant once established
Soil type:  Various soils

Large, tufted cool season bunchgrass with erect spikelets; may spread slowly via rhizomes

 

  • green draping grass on hillside
    pine grass on hillside