Sorghastrum nutans, PA Ecotype
Indiangrass, PA Ecotype

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

General Product Information:

Item Number: SORNUT08
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
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 7.3 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

Tolerances:

Shade: Full Sun
Drought: Moderate
Salt: Moderate

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 175,000
Seeding Rate: Up to 6 lb
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy

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Price: $19.20/Lb (PLS)


This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes


Multi-functional Native Pasture Mix

PA Coastal Plain Province Riparian Mix

PA Piedmont Province Riparian Mix

PA New England Province Riparian Mix

PA Valley & Ridge Province Riparian Mix

PA Southern Allegheny Plateau Province Riparian Mix

PA Central Lowland Province Riparian Mix

MD Lower Midland UPL Grass Mix

MD Upper Midland Grass Mix

MD Upper Midland Riparian Mix

MD Mountain Riparian Mix

MD Mountain UPL Grass Mix

VA Southern Coastal Plain UPL Grass Mix

VA Southern Piedmont UPL Grass Mix

VA Southern Blue Ridge UPL Grass Mix

VA Northern Piedmont UPL Grass Mix

VA Northern Blue Ridge UPL Grass Mix

VA Northern Ridge & Valley UPL Grass Mix

VA Southern Piedmont Riparian Mix

Eastern West Virginia Riparian Buffer Mix

Eastern West Virginia Steep Slope Mix

VA Southern Piedmont Steep Slope Mix

Eastern Ecotype Native Grass Mix

Annual & Perennial Wildlife Food Plot Mix

Floodplain Mix

MD Coastal Plain UPL Grass Mix

MD Coastal Plain Riparian Mix

MD Lower Midland Riparian Mix

PA Blue Ridge Province Riparian Mix

VA Southern Coastal Plain Riparian Mix

VA Northern Ridge & Valley Riparian Mix

VA Southern Blue Ridge Riparian Mix

VA Northern Piedmont Riparian Mix

VA Southern Ridge & Valley Riparian Mix

VA Northern Blue Ridge Riparian Mix

PA Coastal Plain Province UPL Grass Mix

PA Central Lowland Province UPL Grass Mix

PA Piedmont Province UPL Grass Mix

PA Blue Ridge Province UPL Grass Mix

PA New England Province UPL Grass Mix

PA Southern Allegheny Plateau Province UPL Grass Mix

PA Valley & Ridge Province UPL Grass Mix



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