Nassella teniussima - Mexican Feathergrass


Nassella tenuissima is a perennial clump-forming, finely textured, warm-season grass native to southwestern U.S.  It has fine, upright, light green leaves that turn brown in winter and upright, arching panicles of silvery yellow spikelets in summer. 

Type: Ornamental grass
Family: Poaceae
Native Range: Texas, New Mexico, Mexico, Argentina
Zone: 7 to 10
Height: 1.00 to 2.00 feet
Spread: 1.00 to 2.00 feet
Bloom Time: June to September
Bloom Description: Silvery yellow to light brown
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Water: Dry to medium
Maintenance: Low
Tolerate: Deer, Drought, Erosion, Clay Soil, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil

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