The prairie dropseed can reach up to 20" long and less than 1/8" wide. The flowering stalks can reach to a height of 11/2 to 3 feet.
The bloomtime for prairie dropseed is August and September.
Prairie Dropseed is a perennial and takes five years to mature.
Sun to partial sun
Prairie dropseed has many beautiful colors these include: a golden rust, green, blue-gray, and pinkish brown. The color depends on the season.
The soil for Prairie Dropseed needs to be dry to medium soil.
Prairie Dropseed is very sensitive to any sort of grazing.
Prairie Dropseed is said to have a smell that is distinctly like the smell of fresh popcorn and cilantro.
Prairie Dropseed has companions in the prairie which are Little Bluestem and Big Bluestem.