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Koeleria macrantha

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Plant types and subtypes: Grasses, Prairie Grasses, Ornamental Grasses

Light Requirements: sun

Water Use: low

Soil Moisture: dry, moist

Soil Description: neutral, average, poor, clay, sand, gravel/rock

Height: 6"-24"

Bloom Time: May, June

Bloom Color: yellow

Leaf Color: green, gray-green

Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Additional Tags: attracts birds, colonizing, dried flowers, drought tolerant, naturalizing, ornamental foliage, rock garden plant

Koeleria macrantha (prairie Junegrass)
  • Koeleria macrantha (prairie Junegrass)
  • Koeleria macrantha (prairie Junegrass)
  • Koeleria macrantha (prairie Junegrass)

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Description

Koeleria macrantha

Also known as:

prairie Junegrass

,

mountain Junegrass

,

crested hairgrass

,

prairie Junegrass

Scientific Synonyms:

Koeleria albescens, Koeleria cristata, Koeleria cristata var. longifolia, Koeleria cristata var. pinetorum, Koeleria gracilis, Koeleria nitida, Koeleria pyramidata, Koeleria yukonensis

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, ND, NE, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SD, TX, UT, VT, WA, WI, WY

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: KY, OH
  • Extirpated: PA

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Cyperales
Family Poaceae Grass family
Genus Koeleria Junegrass
Species Koeleria macrantha prairie Junegrass