Spartina pectinata (Prairie Cord Grass)

A coarse, tough grass that grows in a dense arching clump. Flower stems rise above foliage bearing terminal clusters of straw-coloured flowers arranged comb-like on cluster branches. Average growth rate.

Blooms July to August

4-7 ft tall (with bloom) x 4-7 ft spread

HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)

Drought and erosion tolerant 

Attracts pollinators


Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun/Part Shade
Moisture Moderate
Native to Native