Leersia oryzoides, PA Ecotype
Rice Cutgrass, PA Ecotype
A very rhizomatous warm season grass; creates a natural sediment trap; not recommended for use in residential settings as the vegetation can cause cuts to the skin (which gives the species its common name); provides food for ducks and habitat for invertebrates.
General Product Information:
Item Number: LEEORY01
Species Type: Native
Grasses & Grass-like Species, Wet Meadows & Wetlands
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Habitat: Marshes, bogs, wet meadows.
Bloom Period: Late July to October
Foliage Color: Dark green
Height: Up to 4.9 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 14 in
pH: 5.1 – 8.8
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: OBL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL
Shade: Full Sun
Approximate seeds per lb: 498,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 5.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy