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Saccharum giganteumSaccharum giganteum (Erianthus giganteus)

giant plumegrass, sugar cane

Photograph(s) by*: USDA NRCS

Characteristics

Height: 3.5-10'
Flowers: Aug.-Oct.

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Moist Wet
Soil pH: 3.5-7
Soil type: Loamy Sandy

Habitat

swamps, low woods, swales

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont *
States:

Wildlife

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Notes



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/227.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004