Sporobolus junceus

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8A 8B 9A 9B 

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Pineywoods Dropseed

Poaceae (Gramineae)

Plant Specifics

Size:1-2 (3) ft tall by 1-2 ft wide
Life Span:Short-lived perennial
Flower Color:Pink
Fruit Color:Gold, brown
Habitats:Flatwoods, sandhills.


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.
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray