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Andropogon gerardii

Big Bluestem

3-fingered seed stem resembles a turkey foot, red foliage in fall

Bouteloua curtipendula

Sideoats Grama

Grey green stalks with blooms, purple/red tinged

Bouteloua gracilis

Blue Grama

Blue tint, thrives in full sun and dry conditions

Bouteloua gracilis 'Blonde Ambition'

Blue Grama

Chartreuse stems change to blonde, drought tolerant

Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Avalanche'

Feather Reed Grass

Variegated foliage, deep green margin

Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

Feather Reed Grass

Upright grass with cinnamon bloom stalks

Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Overdam'

Feather Reed Grass

Clumping plant with creamy white variegation

Calamagrostis brachytricha

Korean Feather Reed Grass

Pink feathery plumes in fall

Carex albicans

White-tinged Sedge

Prefers part to full shade

Carex brevior

Plains Oval Sedge

Highly adaptable in sun/shade & dry/moist areas, deer resistant

Carex dolichostachya 'Kaga Nishiki'

Gold Fountains Sedge

Flowing, arched bright color, prefers shade

Carex flacca 'Blue Zinger'


Blue-gray narrow foliage

Carex grayi

Gray Sedge

Medium to dark-green blades, unique spiked flower head

Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance'


Wide green leaves with white margins, sun or shade

Carex oshimensis

Evergold Sedge

Gold/dark green variegation, weeping habit, shade to part-shade

Carex pensylvanica

Pennsylvania Sedge

Thin bladed clump forming, ideal for groundcover, widely adaptable

Carex vulpinoidea

Fox Sedge

Arching habit, ideal for wet meadows, ditches, & marshes

Chasmanthium latifolium

Northern Sea Oats

Bamboo-like foliage, dangling oval seeds

Deschampsia cespitosa

Tufted Hair Grass

Semi-evergreen, clump forming, green blades

Erianthus ravennae

Hardy Pampas Grass

Gray/green mound, tall flower stalks

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