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Eastern Gamma Grass

Regions 2,3,4,5 - Dry-Wet

$40.00Per Pound


Height: 4' - 8'
Scientific Name: Tripsacum dactyloides
Source: Native
Class: Grass
Growth: Perennial
Color: Green
Soils: Medium to Wet Soil Moisture
Bloom Period: Warm Season
Sun: Part Shade
Seeds per Pound: 7,200
Wetland: FAC, FACW
Regions: 2,3,4,5

Eastern Gamma Grass is a 4' to 8' tall native perennial warm season bunch grass and is our nearest relative to corn. It grows best is medium to wet soils and full sun or part shade. This is an exceptionally valuable warm season forage grass producing large volumes of high protein forage. Livestock producers sometimes refer to it as "Ice Cream Grass" due to livestock preference for the grass. It is an attractive garden plant for barriers, borders, and native gardens. It is an exceptional wildlife habitat plant and is widely used in habitat and conservations seed mixes.

Prices listed are based on pure live seed weight, not bulk weight. You are only paying for viable seed.

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Eastern Gamma Grass

Eastern Gamma Grass

Region 2,3,4,5 - Dry-Wet Soils - Part Shade

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