grass ID please

c2g(6)March 18, 2013

Can anyone identify this bunch grass. I think it was bought at a local nursery and is fairly common for the area. It's about 5' tall. Just trying to find out if it's native or not. Thanks.

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donn_(7b-8a)

It looks like Miscanthus sinensis, but I can't tell you what cultivar when it's got its winter clothes on.

    Bookmark   March 18, 2013 at 7:21PM
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achnatherum(z4or3 Ontario)

Definitely not native.
And in addition to Donn's identification
Clumping = Miscanthus sinensis
Running = Miscanthus saccharafloris

Dried seed/flower heads look quite similar at this stage on both.
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    Bookmark   March 19, 2013 at 9:51AM
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c2g(6)

Thank you both. I'll dig it out when I do spring maintenance.

    Bookmark   March 19, 2013 at 11:00AM
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