Tripsecum dactlyloides, Eastern Gamagrass



A tasty food for grazing animals as well as the host plant for Cymaenes tripunctus (Three-Spotted Skipper), Lerema accius (Clouded Skipper), and Problema byssus (Bunchgrass Skipper), T. dactyloides is am brilliant bunchgrass for any garden or restoration project.

  • Listing ID: 3976
  • Soil Moisture: 1-5 (dry to wet): 2-4
  • Stratification: TBD
  • Bloom Time: May-September
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Sunlight Exposure: Partial shade to full sun
  • Family: Poaceae (Grass)
  • Latin Name: Tripsecum dactlyloides
  • Common Name: Eastern Gamagrass
  • Eco-Region: 251