Prairie Junegrass (Koeleria macrantha)

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Flowers: Green/Brown

Attributes: Drought tolerant

Height: 50-100 cm (19-39 in)


An attractive native bunch grass growing to 1 meter tall. The blue-green foliage forms vertical tufts. The narrow flower stalks start out a glossy green, and age to gold. Flowers start in June and are showy throughout July. Because it is are in Ontario it should not be planted in the wild.


For more information about this plant please visit the Ontario Grasses, Sedges and Rushes website


4265 Wilmot-Easthope Rd., New Hamburg,  (2 km north of highway 7/8 or south of Erb's Road)

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