Elymus hystrix (Bottlebrush Grass)

Elymus hystrix (Bottlebrush Grass) is one of the classic woodland grasses.  It forms nice clumps and the elegant seed heads are where it gets its famed name.  They look like a bottle scrubber if you have an active imagination!!!

  • Sun Exposure Savanna/Woodland
  • Soil Conditions Mesic, Dry Mesic
  • Height 3'-4'
  • Flower Time June, July, August


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Photo By Jason Hollinger (Common Bottlebrush Grass Uploaded by Amada44) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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