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Tripsacum dactyloides, 'Bumpers' (Eastern Gamagrass, 'Bumpers') whole plant/field shot
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Tripsacum dactyloides, 'Bumpers'
Eastern Gamagrass, ‘Bumpers’

An ornamental grass used for landscape seeding; established by planting in the fall as a dormant seeding, with germination occurring in the spring; requires great patience as the seeds have high levels of dormancy; an outstanding forage producer; provides food and cover for wildlife.

General Product Information:

Item Number: TRIDAC08
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: A warm season bunchgrass; grows in 1'-4' diameter clumps.
Habitat: Swamps, wet shores, open fields.
Bloom Period: June to November
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 10.0 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 20 in
pH: 5.1 – 7.5

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: FAC
Midwest: FAC
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC


Shade: Full Sun
Drought: Low
Salt: No

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 7,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 5.0% and not more than 40.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy



Price: $27.50/lb (PLS)

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