US Native Grasses & Sedges: Andropogon - Festuca


Feel free to browse our fine selection of wild grasses and sedges. Clicking on the photo or name of any species will take you to a page containing more information about that species. Also note that larger quantities can be purchased by clicking on the drop-down menu.

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Andropogon gerardii (Big Bluestem) Seeds

Tall and bending in summer zephyrs, 'Big Bluestem' is a backbone of the prairie....

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Bouteloua curtipendula (Side-Oats Grama) Seeds

Purplish seed heads give way to ornamental spikes of seeds on this native grass....

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Bouteloua gracilis (Blue Grama) Seeds

Great for planting in wildflower meadows this grass grows easily from seed…

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Bromus kalmii (Prairie Brome) Seeds

The weight of the seed heads cause the ends of this wild grass to drop gracefully downward...

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Buchloe dactyloides (Buffalo Grass) Seeds

Buffalo Grass, a North American prairie grass, is a warm-season, native perennial shortgrass. It is drought-, heat-, and cold-resistant…

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Calamagrostis canadensis (Blue Joint Grass) Seeds

Blue Joint Grass is the most frequent grass associate of sedges and is a valuable wetlands restoration species…

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Carex bebbii (Bebb's Oval Sedge) Seeds

This sedge grows to a height of 1 to 2 feet, and bears interesting seed heads…

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Carex bicknellii (Copper-shouldered Oval Sedge) Seeds

The narrow grass-like leaves of the foliage stay around two feet, while the flowering heads tower above it up to three feet high...

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Carex brevior (Plains Oval Sedge) Seeds

This native sedge is a medium hunter green....

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Carex comosa (Bristly Sedge) Seeds

The Bristly Sedge is often called Longhair Sedge and has long, fuzzy heads that have a bottle brush appearance. A lovely native sedge to grow in either meadows or wetlands…

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Carex cristatella (Crested Oval Sedge) Seeds

A graceful prairie grass, this native sedge is a panoramic delight....

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Carex gravida (Long-awned Bracted Sedge) Seeds

Rarely found in nature, this low-growing sedge is an attractive addition to your prairie....

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Carex hystericina (Porcupine Sedge) Seeds

Open wet sites, marshy areas, swamps, shorelines, and ditches are great areas for this moisture-loving species to grow…

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Carex lupulina (Common Hop Sedge) Seeds

Lush and calming, this native sedge loves wet woods and ditches....

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Carex lurida (Sallow Sedge) Seeds

This sedge is less likely to die back and remains attractive in warm weather…

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Carex normalis (Spreading Oval Sedge) Seeds

The 'Spreading Oval Sedge' could be an important part of your prairie restoration....

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Carex pensylvanica (Pennsylvania Sedge) Seeds

Pennsylvania Sedge is soft, grass-like, and one of the first in the carex species to bloom in the Spring...

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Carex scoparia (Oval Sedge) Seeds

This sedge, commonly called “Broom Sedge”, has fuzzy purple seed heads. Grows near lakes and in swamps…

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Carex stipata (Fox Sedge) Seeds

Fox Sedge is great for planting in low ground and tolerates full sun or full shade as well as anything in between…

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Carex stricta (Common Tussock Sedge) Seeds

Common Tussock Sedge grows abundantly, often in seasonally flooded sites…

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Carex tribuloides (Awl fruited Oval Sedge) Seeds

Very similar to 'Spreading Oval Sedge', this native sedge adds the perfect green touch to your prairie planting....

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Carex typhina (Common Cattail Sedge) Seeds

Happily waving in the summer breezes, the lovely foliage on the 'Cattail Sedge' paints the scenery a cheerful green....

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Carex vulpinoidea (Brown Fox Sedge) Seeds

Attractive seed heads and graceful arching foliage make this an excellent sedge for damp areas…

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Danthonia spicata (Poverty Oat Grass) Seeds

A cool season grass that loves poor, dry soil…

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Eleocharis palustris (Great Spike Rush) Seeds

Great Spike Rush is excellent for shore stabilization…

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Elymus canadensis (Canada Wild Rye) Seeds

This ornamental grass is best noted for it's arching, wheat/rye like spikes...

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Elymus virginicus (Virginia Wild Rye) Seeds

Graceful and tall, this wild-rye mixes well with taller woodland flowers, and presents a lovely border for wooded openings and forest edges...

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Eragrostis trichodes (Sand Love Grass) Seeds

This warm season bunch grass is valued for its purplish inflorescence and graceful, arching habit…

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Festuca obtusa (Nodding Fescue) Seeds

Deep green bunches of rippling leaves calm your summer landscape....

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