Tripsacum dactyloides

Eastern Gamma Grass, Eastern Gamagrass, Fakahatchee Grass

Family: Poaceae Grass

Type Perennial, grass
USDA Hardiness range 7A - 11
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Yellow
Bloom time Early Fall to Late Fall
Water needs Wet
Landscape uses Border, erosion control, ground cover, massing, seashore, specimen
Height 24" to 4' / 60cm to 1.20m
Spread 36" to 6' / 90cm to 1.80m
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Evergreen, semi-evergreen
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies
Leaf color Green
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded
Attributes and features Attracts birds, attractive foilage, native to North America, invasive