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Porcupine Grass

Stipa spartea

A cool season grass with a most unique seed – it has a 3-8 inch “tail” that twists and drives the seed into the soil



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Watch a video about this plant:

Porcupine grass – The seed that plants itself

Additional information

Weight N/A

Packet, Ounce, Pound


Full Sun


Dry, Average



Bloom Month

May, Jun

Specialty Uses


What is PLS?

Pure Live Seed (PLS) is the portion of good viable seed per pound. It is a measure of the seed that is alive and able to sprout into plants. This product is sold by PLS ounce/pound. To provide one ounce/pound of viable seed, you will receive more than one ounce/pound of product. Read more about PLS here.