Prairie Dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis)
Prairie Dropseed Species Description
This species is native to North America north of Mexico.
Allergenicity: No allergy has been reported for Prairie Dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis) species.
Pollination: Occurs in following seasons depending on latitude and elevation: Summer to Fall.
Angiosperm - Flowering Monocot: Plants in this group have one embryonic leave (single cotyledon). This group include the grasses, lilies, orchids and palms.
Grass/Grass-like: Any plant characterized by parallel-veined leaves that arise from nodes in the stem, wrap around it for a distance, and leave, especially those grown as ground cover rather than for grain.
Perennial: Living for many years.
Wetland Plant: Plants growing in aquatic or wetland habitats. These include all known floating, submerged, and emergent taxa, plus those that are found in permanently or seasonally wet habitats.
Herbaceous Stem: Not woody, lacking lignified tissues.
Prairie Dropseed Species Usage
More Prairie Dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis) imagesby Jessie M. Harris from BONAP