# Graminoids: List

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Scientific Name | Common Name | Native | Soil Moisture 1=Dry 2=Med 3=Wet |
Partial shade tolerance | Drought Tolerance 1=Low 2=Med 3=High |
Salt Tolerance 1=Low 2=Med 3=High |
Pollution tolerance | Compaction tolerance | STEP star! | Illustration |
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Andropogon gerardii |
Big Bluestem | Y | 2 | 3 | 2 | Y | ☆ | |||

Bromus latiglumis |
Broad-glumed Brome | Y | 2-3 | Y | 2 | 2 | ||||

Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' |
Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass | 1-2 | 2 | 2 | Y | Y | ||||

Calamagrostis canadensis |
Canada Blue-joint | Y | 2-3 | 1-2 | 2 | |||||

Carex atherodes |
Awned Sedge | Y | 3 | 2 | 2 | |||||

Carex bebbii |
Bebb’s Sedge | Y | 2-3 | 1-2 | 2 | Y | ||||

Carex brevior |
Brevior Sedge | Y | 1-2 | 2-3 | 2 | Y | ||||

Carex crinita |
Fringed Sedge | Y | 2-3 | Y | 1 | 1 | ||||

Carex grayii |
Asa Gray Sedge | Y | 2-3 | Y | 1 | 2 | ||||

Carex hystericina |
Porcupine Sedge | Y | 3 | 1 | 2 | |||||

Carex intumescens |
Bladder Sedge | Y | 3 | Y | 1 | 1 | ||||

Carex lacustris |
Lake-bank Sedge | Y | 2-3 | Y | 1 | 2 | ||||

Carex lupulina |
Hop Sedge | Y | 2 | Y | 1 | 1 | ||||

Carex pensylvanica |
Pennsylvania Sedge | Y | 1 | Y | 2-3 | 2 | ||||

Carex stipata |
Stalk-grain Sedge | Y | 2-3 | 1 | 2 | Y | ||||

Carex vulpinoidea |
Fox Sedge | Y | 2-3 | 1-2 | 2 | Y | Y | |||

Chasmanthium latifolium |
Upland Sea Oats | 2 | Y | 2 | 3 | |||||

Danthonia spicata |
Poverty Oatgrass | Y | 1-2 | 2-3 | 3 | Y | ||||

Deschampsia cespitosa |
Tufted Hairgrass | Y | 1 | Y | 2 | 2-3 | ||||

Elymus canadensis |
Canada Wild-rye | Y | 1-2 | 2-3 | 3 | Y | ||||

Elymus riparius |
River Wild-rye | Y | 2 | Y | 2 | 2 | Y | |||

Elymus virginicus var. virginicus |
Virginia Wild-rye | Y | 2-3 | Y | 2 | 2 | Y | |||

Festuca spp. (see: other information) |
Fescue species. | Y | 1-2 | Y | 3 | 2-3 | Y | Y | ||

Helictotrichon sempervirens |
Blue Oat Grass | 1-2 | 2 | 2 | ||||||

Juncus effusus ssp. solutus |
Lamp Rush | Y | 2-3 | 1 | 3 | Y | Y | ☆ | ||

Juncus tenuis |
Path Rush | Y | 2 | Y | 2 | 3 | Y | |||

Muhlenbergia mexicana var. mexicana |
Mexican Muhly | Y | 2 | Y | 2 | 2 | ||||

Panicum virgatum |
Shenandoah Switchgrass | Y | 1-3 | Y | 3 | 3 | Y | Y | ☆ | |

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'hameln' |
Fountain Grass | 1-2 | 3 | 3 | ☆ | |||||

Schizachyrium scoparium (Andropogon scoparius) |
Little Bluestem | Y | 1 | 3 | 2-3 | Y | Y | ☆ | ||

Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani (Scirpus validus) |
Soft-stem Bulrush | Y | 3 | 1 | 2-3 | Y | ||||

Scirpus atrovirens |
Dark-green Bulrush | Y | 3 | 1 | 2 | Y | ||||

Scirpus cyperinus |
Cottongrass Bulrush | Y | 3 | 2 | 2 | |||||

Sorghastrum nutans |
Yellow Indian-grass | Y | 1-2 | Y | 3 | 2-3 | Y | |||

Sparganium eurycarpum |
Large Bur-reed | Y | 3 | Y | 1 | 2 | ||||

Spartina pectinata |
Prairie Cordgrass | Y | 2-3 | Y | 2 | 2 | Y | |||

Sporobolus neglectus |
Small Dropseed | Y | 1-2 | 3 | 3 | Y | Please submit a photo | |||

Typha latifolia |
Broad-leaf Cattail | Y | 3 | 1 | 2-3 | Y |