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Leersia oryzoides

Rice Cut Grass

Rice cut grass has rough leaf sheathes and blade edges that are sharp enough to cut bare skin. It is found on shorelines, in swamps and ditches and other low wet areas.

Height: 3-4 ft
Width: 24-36 in
Soil Conditions: Moist
Flower Color: Green
Bloom Time: June,July,August,September
Hardiness Zone: 1 TO 9
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Characteristics & Attributes for Leersia oryzoides

Attributes

Emergent

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun

Native Plant Community

Woodland
Wetland

Bloom Time

June
July
August
September

Flower Color

Green

Flower Hue

Light

Flower Height

3' to 4'

Flower Type

Spike

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Coarse

Growth Rate

Average

Origin

Greater Midwest