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Perennial Grasses


Big Bluestem

Big Bluestem is the dominant grass of the tall-grass prairie, the moister areas of the Great Plains. A 4’—6′ clump-forming grass that gets off to a slow start each spring. Has grey-green leaves turning bronze-red in autumn, and airy purplish flowers shaped like a turkey-foot. Some found in eastern Saskatchewan.

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Giant Wild Rye

Giant Wild Rye is a tall coarse clump-forming grass to 6′ tall with flower spikes to 12″ long. Found occasionally in the wild in southern Saskatchewan.

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Sweet Grass

Sweet Grass is a vigorous 1’—2′ plant growing rapidly in spring with broad light-green leaves and golden panicles. Burnt like incense by First Nations peoples. Spreads readily so plant in an area where you want it to thrive. Common in the Parklands. Rub the tiny seed out of the husk for better germination.

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Feather Grass

Feather Grass has stiff, erect, grey-green narrow leaves in a dense clump. The narrow panicles with long twisting awns rise 1’—2′ above the leaves, blooming in late summer.

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European Feather Grass

European Feather Grass is an erect clump forming grass about 2’ tall. Each seed has a beautiful long feathery awn attached to it that dances in the wind.

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Porcupine Grass

Porcupine Grass is a clump forming grass to over one meter growing from southern Saskatchewan south across the US great plains. The long awns give an airy appearance to the seed heads.

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