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Prairie Cordgrass

Spartina pectinata

Not a shrub, but one of our best selling native grasses. Prairie Cordgrass has a multitude of applications. It forms a dense sod with its heavy, multi-branched root system, which can reach a depth of ten feet. Offers desirable food and cover for wildlife.

Excellent native grass for stabilization
Food and cover for wildlife
In stock!
 Item  Height  Size  Price  Qty
1905 4-10in S3-1 RPM $9.95

Gardening Suggestions for Prairie Cordgrass:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Key Characteristics:

Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Midwest Native
48-120 Inches
24-48 Inches
Hardiness Zone:
4 - 5

RPM: Scientifically Proven to Grow Faster and Healthier

Forrest Keeling Nursery is the world-renowned originator of the RPM (root production method®) RPM technology. Our patented RPM tree technology yields unsurpassed survivability and plant growth, which makes Forrest Keeling plants the benchmark for wetland restorations and large-scale installations in any application.


Characteristics & Attributes for Spartina pectinata ''

Attracts Wildlife

Upland Birds and Game

Soil Moisture Preference

Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil


Full Sun




Grow Native!
MSD (Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District)


Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Erosion Control
Mass Planting
Midwest Native