Scientific Name: Nassella tenuissima ( syn. Stipa )Form: Vase
Common Name:narrow feather grass, Mexican feather grass, angel hair grass Texture:Fine
Family Name:PoaceaeHabit: Stiffly upright
Plant Type: Poales (grass-like) Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: U.S. - southwest, Mexico, South America Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Grass-like, Basal, Alternate, Filiform
Flowers: Spikelet, (Panicle-like), White, Green, Jun- Jul
Fruit: Grain (caryopsis), Brown, Aug- Sep
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Container planting, Cut flower or foliage, Dried flower or fruit, Fall interest, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Perennial border
Key ID Features:Leaves very narrow (<1 mm wide), upright, bright green; spikelets with very long white hairs.