sweetgrass (Hierochloe odorata)

delicate white flowers on 6-10 inch green stems of Sweetgrass

sweetgrass

 

Common name: sweetgrass
Botanical name: Hierochloe odorata

Light: full sun   
Height: 15 – 30 inches
Water:  moderate
Soil type: rich loamy to organic soils

Native rhizomatous grass with relaxed leaves to 20 inches long;  gives off sweet small of coumarin when burned; spreads quickly via underground rhizomes

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