Sporobolus junceus

pineywoods dropseed

Poaceae (Gramineae)


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Plant Specifics

Form: grass
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 1-2 (3) ft
Flower Color: flower color      pink
Fruit Color: fruit color      brown
Phenology: evergreen
Noted for: Showy flowers, showy fruits, interesting foliage

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Bunching grass in a wildflower garden. Border of walkways. This is a low plant, so best used near the front of a group planting.
Propagation: Seed. Division. Seeds are available through the Florida Wildflowers Growers Cooperative.
Availability: Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales, Specialty providers, Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic to neutral

Ecology

Native Habitats: Flatwoods, sandhills.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: