Sporobolus heterolepis (Northern Dropseed)
Sporobolus heterolepis (Northern Dropseed) is likely the most widely used native grass in landscaping for good reason. It is a very attractive fountain-like foliage is quite a stunning treat. Its clump growth habit with fine leaves lends itself very well to flower backdrops and textures. Flowers of this grass can have a "buttery popcorn" smell, but others don't quite see it that way.
- Sun Exposure Prairie/Savanna
- Soil Conditions Mesic, Mesic Dry, Dry
- Height 3'
- Flower Time August-October
- Bloom Color Green
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