scoparium (Andropogon scoparius)
A good warm season grass for upland meadows where sight lines are important; used for erosion
control on droughty sites; provides food and cover for wildlife and summer forage for
Old fields, roadsides, slopes, and meadows; pH 5.8-6.8.
A warm season bunch grass with a dense root system (reaching as deep as 8’); grows
from 2’-3’ tall; 10” minimum root depth; full sun; high drought tolerance; no salt tolerance;
blooms from July to October; purplish seed heads have grayish green foliage; produces long-lived