Personal Shopping List
The following plants have been added to your shopping list. You can continue to browse our plants to add more plants, or you can generate a printable version. Homeowners, please bring in your print out and we'll help you find the plants you have selected. Landscapers who purchase from the Prairie & Wetland Center can attach this list to help differentiate your proposal from your competitors.
Common Name: American Beakgrass
Native grass which occurs in rich, moist woods, along streams and at the base of limestone bluffs. Features erect to arching, shiny, narrow, bright green blades which gradually turn golden in fall and then tan in winter. Greenish summer flowers appear in drooping panicles on stems rising above the foliage. Flowers give way in mid to late summer to hard, brown seed heads. Each seed is tapered to a blunt point like a beak resulting in the common names of American Beakgrass or Beakgrain.
Height: 24-36 Inches
Spread: 24-36 Inches
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8