rabbit's foot grass
Polypogon monspeliensis

Rabbit's foot grass is an annual sometimes planted as an ornamental. This is an invasive species that has the potential to be a problem weed in Iowa and should not be planted here or anywhere in the United States.

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Rabbit's foot grass. Gardner-Marlow yard near Pilot Mound. 15 July 2003. Photo: Anna Gardner

Annual or perennial: annual

Origin: Europe

Height: feet

Hardiness: zone 3

Habit: clumping

Moisture: prefers moist ground

Propagation: seed

Light: full sun

Flowering: July-September

Uses: fresh and dried flowers

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Rabbit's foot grass. Gardner-Marlow yard near Pilot Mound. 15 July 2003. Photo: Anna Gardner

 

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