Rice Cut Grass
- Latin Name-Leersia Oryzoides Hardy Zone- 3-9 Mature Height- 3-5ft Sun Or Shade- Full Sun
Leersia oryzoides also is a species of grass that is commonly known as rice cutgrass. This plant has many attributes which makes it unique. For example, these plants have something called an inflorescence which is an open, loose array of wavy branches. These branches contain fruits called spikelet’s which contain a rough to the touch lemma with no awe or glumes. This particular grass can sometimes be used for restoring wetlands and control of erosion. The blooming period for this type of grass occurs anytime from the end of the summer to the start of fall. For a colony of this grass it lasts from 1-2 weeks. The grass multiplies by vegetation by stolon’s and rhizomes as well. It also has the ability to reproduce from seeds. This plant has a great look in an area which is natural. It can brighten up any lawn. This plant grows very easily. They can also grow easily when floods take place. It is also important to add that this place can regenerate, or come back to life. In order for this to happen the rice cut grass needs an open vegetative structure and bare mud as well with regular disturbance.