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Slender Woodoats

Chasmanthium laxum


The Slender Woodoats is a perennial graminoid, native to the U.S. Most active growth period is spring. The greatest bloom is usually observed in the summer, with fruit and seed production starting in the summer and continuing until fall. Leaves are not retained year to year. The Slender Woodoats has a moderate life span relative to most other plant species and a moderate growth rate. At maturity, the typical Slender Woodoats will reach up to 3.3 feet high, with a maximum height at 20 years of 0 inches.


Dappled shade along edge of woods.

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Navasota, Texas, USA

Spotted on Oct 27, 2012
Submitted on Nov 7, 2012

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