Sorghastrum nutans, 'Rumsey'

Indiangrass, ‘Rumsey’

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

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General Product Information
  • Species:
    Indiangrass, ‘Rumsey’
  • Species Type:
    Native
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  • Characteristics:
    Bronze seedheads.
  • Habitat:
    Riverside prairies, moist or dry fields, open woods, roadsides, serpentine barrens; grows best in deep well-drained soils.
  • Life Cycle:
    Perennial
  • Bloom Period:
    Summer/Fall
  • Typical Height:
    6.0 ft
  • Minimum Root Depth:
    24 in
  • pH:
    4.8 – 8.0
Indicator Regions
  • Northcentral & Northeast:
    FACU
  • Midwest
    FACU
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont:
    FACU
  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain
    FACU
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Tolerances
  • Shade:
    Full Sun
  • Drought:
    Moderate
  • Salt:
    Moderate
Seed Information
  • Approximate seeds per lb:
    175,000
  • Seeding rate per acre in a mix:
    Up to 6 lb
  • Truax Seedbox:
    Fluffy

$16.80/lb

Description

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

Additional information

BloomPeriodSrchTrm

Summer/Fall

ColorSearchTerms
FoliageColor

Green

IndicatorRegion1

FACU

IndicatorRegion2

FACU

IndicatorRegion3

FACU

IndicatorRegion4

FACU

LifeCycle

Perennial

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