48 Sherman Drive Beaufort, SC 29907 [email protected] (843) 525 9454 and (843) 592-8150 (try both)

Naturescapes of Beaufort, SC

Chasmanthium latifolium (River Oats)


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Native shade tolerant grass to 3′. Attractive seed-heads are useful in dried arrangements. Larval host of at least 6 Butterflies Northern Pearly Eye, Linda’s Roadside Skipper, Common Roadside Skipper, Bronze Roadside Skipper,Bell’s Roadside Skipper, and Pepper and Salt Roadside Skipper.  Seed are utilized by birds. Seeds were also a traditional food of Native Americans. Shade to Part Shade. Average to wet soils. All grasses are deer-resistant and help protect surrounding vegetation from deer-damage.

Easy Video on Threshing and Winnowing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDr8VF2QIPM