Spartina pectinata

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PRAIRIE CORD GRASS

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Glossy, dark green blades with sharp edges that turn yellow in the fall.  Comb-like, straw colored flowers extend above the foliage July-August.  4 -7 ‘ tall.  Full sun-part shade.  Best grown in rich, moist-wet soil.  Tolerates sandy and rocky soils.  Will spread aggressively by rhizomes.  Drought tolerant.  Northeastern U.S. native.  Zone 4.