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

%%wppa%% %%slideonly=76%%

4 Responses to prairie junegrass (Koeleria macrantha)

  1. Pingback: Koeleria cristata | Switchtoseeds

  2. Pingback: Grasses – Bastions of Native Ecosystems

  3. Pingback: Which grasses should I plant? | Blackfoot Native Plants

  4. Pingback: Foothills | Blackfoot Native Plants

Comments are closed.