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Danthonia spicataDanthonia spicata

poverty oatgrass, poverty grass

Photograph(s) by*: UWI RWF

Characteristics

Height: 0.5-2'
Flowers: May-Jul.

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade Shade
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH:
Soil type: Sandy

Habitat

open woods, old pastures, and meadows

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States:

Wildlife

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Notes

Groundcover



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/215.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004