Landscape Worthy Native Grasses

Switchgrass

Switchgrass

Switchgrass makes an excellent cover for winter wildlife. Its has stiff stems that stand up well over winter, making it the best native grass at creating dense cover for wildlife habitat. Switchgrass seed provides a healthy food source for birds as well. Switchgrass has a fibrous and rhizomatous root system that can penetrate more than […]

Landscape Worthy Native Grasses

Prairie Dropseed

Prairie Dropseed

Prairie Dropseed attracts birds that eat the highly nutritious seeds and the arching foliage provides good wildlife habitat. Prairie Dropseed and other native grasses are the larval food of the Leonard’s Skipper Butterfly which pupate in early August. In many areas Prairie Dropseed populations are in decline. Adding this grass to your landscape is a […]