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Indian Woodoats, Bamboo Grass
Scientific Name: Chasmanthium latifolium (Michx.) Yates
Synonym: Uniola latifolia
Family: Poaceae
Indian Woodoats, Bamboo Grass (Chasmanthium  latifolium)
Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States. USDA Misc. Publ. No. 200. Washington, DC. 1950.
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 3-9

Heat Tolerance: Partial shade in the hot deserts

Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade

Origin: Eastern North America (Canada to northeastern Mexico)

Growth Habits: Perennial grass, up to 5 feet tall (1.5 m), 1 to 2.5 feet spread (30-75 cm); leaves up to 8 inches long (20 cm), 1 inch wide (2.5 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular to abundant water, prefers moist shaded areas

Propagation: Seeds, self-sows and may become invasive

Cut back to the ground in early spring.

Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1989. Midwest wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species

Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1989. Midwest wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species

Blooming Habits:
Greenish flowers.

Fruiting Habits:

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