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Indian Ricegrass
INDIAN RICEGRASS
Achnatherum hymenoides (=Oryzopsis)

This delicate, airy grass is very drought tolerant and useful in land reclamation projects. A cool season grower with flowering panicles in spring and going dormant for summer, Indian Ricegrass can be found on well-drained or sandy soils in desert shrublands, sagebrush, and juniper/pinyon woodlands.

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GARDENING BASICS
Type: Ornamental Grasses
Hardiness: 15˚
Water: Very Low
Sun Exposure: Full
GROWTH
Growth Rate: Fast
Average Size: 1’ H × 1’ W
Coverage: 1 square foot
FOLIAGE
Foliage Type: Deciduous
Foliage Color: Bright Green
FLOWERS & FRUITS
Flower Color: Yellow/Green
Flower Season: Summer
Fruit: Small seeds
MORE COMMENTS
Thorns: No
Allergies: Highly allergenic
Indian Ricegrass has suffered habitat loss and destruction due to over-grazing in the cattle ranching industry.