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A picture of a Sporobolus

Sporobolus

Sporobolus spp.

Starr 090205-2349 Sporobolus virginicus by Forest & Kim Starr (CC BY 3.0)

Overview

A genus of approximately 160 species of prairie and savanna plants in the grass family commonly known as drop seeds. They are cultivated for their mounds of foliage and pale-coloured airy flowerheads, with deciduous varieties changing colour in the Autumn. They need full sun and well-drained soil.