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Wild Oats perennial is native to many parts of North America including New Jersey Pennsylvania all the way to Kansas. The plant does best in moist soil but can also thrive in partial shade in dry soil. This perennial is used to cover shady areas in a common garden and its leaves are often dried and used in flower arrangements because of their longevity. During winter months the leaf heads turn a bronze color. The plant grows in woods near stream and rivers and within flood plains.
Animals love the Wild Oats, not only do they feed off of them but they also can bring wildlife into your yard.