Free shipping on ALL plant orders!

Sporobolus cryptandrus

sand dropseed add to wishlist

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

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun

Water Use: low

Soil Moisture: dry

Soil Description: acid, neutral, alkaline, poor, loam, sand

Height: 1'-3'

Bloom Time: May, June, July, August, September, October, November

Bloom Color: yellow

Leaf Color: green

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

Additional Tags: attracts birds, clumping, colonizing, drought tolerant, dune plant, naturalizing, ornamental foliage

Sporobolus cryptandrus

Pricing & Availability

Description

Sporobolus cryptandrus

Also known as:

sand dropseed

,

Scientific Synonyms:

Agrostis cryptandra, Sporobolus cryptandrus ssp. Fuscicola, Sporobolus cryptandrus var. fuscicola, Sporobolus cryptandrus var. occidentalis

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, 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

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: CT
  • Rare: PA
  • Threatened: NH

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Cyperales
Family Poaceae Grass family
Genus Sporobolus dropseed
Species Sporobolus cryptandrus sand dropseed