Eriochloa sericea (Texas Cupgrass)

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Texas Cupgrass is a perennial, warm-season grass that does not grow through rhizomes. Instead, it grows into bunches with tangled roots attached to individual stalks. 

Texas Cupgrass is utilized by granivorous birds, such as Painted Buntings. Seeds are also consumded by small mammals. 

Texas Cupgrass prefers full sun. It grows best on hills, well-drained prairies, mostly in protected, moist areas. Native habitat includes prairies, plains, meadows, pastures, savannas, and woodland edges. It prefers clay and clay loam soils.  

 

AT A GLANCE

Texas native Yes
Water use Medium
Sun exposure Sun to part sun
Bloom time Summer, fall
Mature height 1-4 ft
Attracts Birds
Deer resistant Yes

 

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 Present in state
 Present in county and native
 Native to North America, but adventive & escaped in state         
 Not present in state
 Present and rare, native in county
 Previously present, now extinct
 Questionable presence (cross-hatched, regardless of color)