Zones: 5 to 9
Size: 3 to 6' tall, 2 to 3' wide
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun
Likes moist ground. Not drought tolerant. Foliage green but orange in autumn. Upright and erect. Blooms also upright, bushy, white fading to beige, in late summer - showy. Clump forming.
var. scabriglumis - Southwestern Bushy Beard Grass - native to California through New Mexico, moist areas, to 5' tall, zone 7 +.
Native to marshes and low ground in eastern US coast, also Caribbean and south America including Venezuela and Colombia.
Published in Prelim. Cat. 67 in 1888.
Basionym Cinna glomerata Walter.
Homotypic synonym Andropogon macrourus Michx.