Sorghastrum nutans, Long Island-NY Ecotype
Indiangrass, Long Island-NY Ecotype

An attractive warm season bunchgrass; good for erosion control, landscaping and roadside beautification; provides food and cover for wildlife.

General Product Information:

Item Number: SORNUT24
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: Bronze seedheads.
Habitat: Riverside prairies, moist or dry fields, open woods, roadsides, serpentine barrens; grows best in deep well-drained soils.
Bloom Period: August to October in New England, Mid-Atlantic and upper Midwest states; September to October in southeastern states
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 8.5 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 24 in
pH: 4.8 – 8.0

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

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


Shade: Full Sun
Drought: Moderate
Salt: Moderate

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 175,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 50.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy



Price: $19.20/lb (PLS)

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