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Sun: Full to partial shade

Moisture: Medium to dry

Height: 3'

Genotype: Winona, MN (shares a Level II ecosystem, Mixed Woods Plains, with Southeastern Michigan).


This decorative grass produces attractive bamboo-like leaves and a bunched array of delicate stems bearing distinctive and attractive flat, fingernail-sized seedheads. The seedheads bob and dance in the wind, adding motion and interest to the garden. NOTE: C. latifolium can be an aggressive re-seeder. Grasses (and sedges) were the preferr