- Botanical Name: Sorghastrum nutans
- Plant Type: Ornamental Grass
- Light Requirement: Full Sun
- Water Demand: Medium
- Landscape Use: Deer Resistant, Erosion Control
- Ornamental Value: Gold, Yellow
- Native/Adapted: Native
- Wildlife Value: Birds, Butterflies
- Season: Fall
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
- Plant Form: Upright
- Plant Spread: 4' - 6'
- Plant Height: 3' - 8'
This gorgeous grass is a major component of tallgrass prairies. Striking accent plant or member of pocket tallgrass prairie. Heads are a deep yellow, feather-shaped tassel in the fall. Dramatic winter accent. Does well in naturally moisture-rich swale areas. Warm-season perennial. Aggressive from rhizomes.