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Common Name: Mexican Feather Grass

Species Name: Stipa tenuissima

Family Name: Poaceae



Plant Facts  
Origin Central America
Sun Preference Full Sun
Susceptibility None Serious



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 1-foot diameter, 2-foot height
    • Leaves: Filiform, wiry, closely involute bright green leaves, 12 inches or more long



Soil Preference Moist, well-drained
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone 7
Notes Cool season perennial that blooms in the spring; used for its fine textured foliage


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