Deschampsia cespitosa

Tufted Hairgrass

Plant family: Poaceae - Grass

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Plant type: Grass-like

Plant origin: N/A, California

 
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Flower Color Insignificant
Blooming Season Spring
Height 1-2 feet, 2-3 feet
Spread 1-5 feet
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Mountain Meadow, Woodland/Forest

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Clay, Sand, Serpentine

Special Characteristic

Tolerant of Clay Soil, Tolerates Hard Frost

Plant Highlights

Tufted harirgrass is a native perennial, tussock forming grass that is naturally found along stream banks and in moist areas. The dark green blades are densely packed and compact and produce airy seed heads on golden stems 2'-3' high in early spring. This is a cool season grass that will stay green given adequate water and some light shade.

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