University of Rhode Island

Schizachyrium scoparium

Little Bluestem

Large ornamental grass. Slender green leaves turn brilliant orange in fall. Seed heads persist into winter. Full to part sun. Tolerates heat, dry sandy soil. Native to RI. 24-36” x 12-18”.

©James H. Miller. James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses.

L. Glasscock. USDA SCS. 1991. Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. South National Technical Center, Fort Worth, TX.

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