The Native Plant Nursery LLC
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Little bluestem grass

Schizachyrium scoparius

   Light: sun
   Moisture: dry mesic -dry

   Height: 2 -4 ft.
   Flowering Time: summer

Notes: a warm-season perennial grass; grows a compact clump of bluish-green leaves turning orange to red in fall; silky seeds throughout upper stems; works well as an ornamental.

   Range in Michigan: SE,SW,NL,UP

NPN prices/ sizes: 

   Plug-sized: $3.00
   Quart-sized $7.00

seed heads with fall color

Little Bluestem with fluffy seed

orange clumps of little bluestem in fall color.