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Leersia oryzoides

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

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun

Water Use: medium, high

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

Soil Description: acid, neutral, alkaline, average, loam, clay, sand, gravel/rock

Height: 2'-5'

Bloom Time: June, July, August, September

Bloom Color: green

Leaf Color: green

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

Additional Tags: attracts birds, bog plant, colonizing, fall interest, mat-forming, naturalizing, pond margin plant, stream margin plant, swamp plant

Leersia oryzoides (rice cutgrass)
  • Leersia oryzoides (rice cutgrass)
  • Leersia oryzoides (rice cutgrass)
  • Leersia oryzoides (rice cutgrass)

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Description

Leersia oryzoides

Also known as:

rice cutgrass

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Scientific Synonyms:

Homalocenchrus oryzoides, Phalaris oryzoides

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY

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 Leersia cutgrass
Species Leersia oryzoides rice cutgrass