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Wild Oats

Chasmanthium latifolium

 

  Wild Oats or Indian Wood Oats (Chasmanthium latifolia) will add year round interest to your garden because the seeds that develop in the summer make a lovely display in the fall. Small mammals and some birds eat the seeds. It is easy to care for- just cut back in the early spring.

Growing requirements of this and other Elms Nursery plants 

 

 

stem detail

seeds in the fall 

Photos © Hester Burch

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