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Koeleria macrantha

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Koeleria macrantha
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Koeleria macrantha
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Koeleria macrantha

Species Name: Koeleria macrantha
Common Name: June Grass

A cool season grass that will remain green in areas with mild summers. It will go dormant during hot summers. Good bunch grass for prairie or dry meadow. Can tolerate seasonal flooding.

Plant Family: Poaceae
Plant Type: Grass (cool season)
Height by Width: 2' H x 1' W
Growth Habit: Bunchgrass
Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer dormant
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Occasional to regular
Cold Hardy to: 0 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color:
Endangered?: None
Distribution: Northwestern CA, Cascade Ranges, Sierra Nevada, Central Western CA, Tranverse Ranges, Peninsular Ranges, Modoc Plateau, White & Inyo Mountains
Natural Habitat: Dry, open sites

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  • Harlow, Nora and Kristin Jakob. Wild Lilies, Irises, and Grasses: Gardening with California Monocots. Berkely and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press. 2003.
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