Trillium Ridge Flora and Fauna
Prairie dropseed
Sporobolus heterolepis
Location: South fenceline back yard
Dropseed rivals Little Bluestem in mass plantings. True hummocks in form, imagine a Fall landscape with these burnt orange clump grasses combined with brilliant red sumac.
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Genus: Sporobolus (dropseed grasses)
Family: Poaceae (grasses)
Order: Cyperales (grasses and sedges)
Class: Liliopsida (Monocots)
Phylum/Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Kingdom: Plantae (Plants)