Leersia oryzoides

RICE CUTGRASS

$135.00 /lb

TYPE:

Perennial grass (cool-season)

HEIGHT:

3 - 5 feet

HABITAT:

Near streams and ponds

WETLAND STATUS:

OBL

SEEDING RATE:

6 - 8 lbs per acre with approximately 360,000 seeds per lb

A perennial emergent grass that grows well in seasonally flooded or permanent shallow ponds. Works well for soil stabilization. The seeds are eaten by waterfowl and the roots by wetland mammals.

Planting Instructions: Use general ground prep method (click here).

Late summer or early fall planting is recommended. Seed requires a cool, moist stratification and will germinate the following spring.