36-96 inch perennial, warm season bunchgrass. Plumelike seedheads. The panicle is 8-12 inches long and bronze to yelliwish.
School garden planted with native plants.
Yellow Indiangrass is one of the "big four" grasses of the American tallgrass prairie. It is a heavy producer of seeds that are consumed by a variety of birds and small mammals, and is a larval food for butterflies. Parts of the grass are also used for denning and nesting materials.