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Bottlebrush Grass

Plant Type: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Habitat: Woodland
Light Requirements:
Soil Moisture:
Soil Type: Loam
Height: 30 - 90 cm
Bloom Time: Summer
Flower Colour: greenish-brown
Comments: Distinctive brush-like seed heads. Open upland woods and clearings. Larval host for Northern Pearly Eye
Germination: Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90 - 140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F
Alternate Botantical Name: Hystrix patula
Picture Copyright: Linda Read