Deschampsia cespitosa

Attractive as ornamental. Can spread via roots as well as seedlings.

Tufted Hair Grass starter plant

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

Tufted Hari Grass Plant

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Tufted Hair Grass Flower Spikes

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  • Tufted Hair Grass starter plant
  • Tufted Hari Grass Plant
  • Tufted Hair Grass Flower Spikes

Plant Details

Habitat:
Shallow Marsh
Wet Prairie
Shallow Marsh; Wet prairie. Throughout Willamette Valley. Good drought tolerance. Excellent tolerance of very wet winter conditions. Moist to seasonally wet meadows and freshwater wetlands.
Mature Height:
3-5’
Shade Preference:
Full Sun, Partial Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
Moderately moist to seasonally flooded soils
Special Uses:
Provides wildlife forage, cover and food; Provides bank stabilization; Ornamental; Deer resistant
Arboretum Locations:
Cheldelin Middle School Arboretum
Year(s) Planted:
2012