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Leersia oryzoidesLeersia oryzoides

rice cutgrass

Photograph(s) by*: PLANTS 1995

Characteristics

Height: 5-5'
Flowers: Jun.-Oct.

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Moist Wet
Soil pH: 5.1-8.8
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy
Flood depth: 0-6"

Habitat

fresh tidal and nontidal marshes, wet meadows, ditches and muddy shores

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States:

Wildlife

Songbird Waterfowl *

Notes

good for sediment stabilization, erosion control; tolerates drought; tolerates flooding to 6"



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/224.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004