Fakahatchee Grass

Tripsacum dactyloides

Family: Poaceae

Native Range: Eastern U.S. throughout Florida

Description: Clumping grass to 6 ft tall and 4 to 6 ft. wide

Flowering season: Summer to Fall

 Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Moisture: Average to dry

Highly Salt Tolerant

USDA Hardiness Zone: 5-11

Host to Three-Spotted, Clouded and Byssus Skipper Butterfly species