In the United States, various naturally occurring grasses and plants in coastal areas can be used for herbs. These help with and support the value of wildlife. For example, pink muhly grass is native to the Gulf Coastal Plain ranging from Texas to Florida, and they’re nice for their color. The starrush whitetop appears in the southeast and is one of the best decorative plants. The common rush can be seen throughout North America and are the best plants to create structures because of their stiffness. The purple lovegrass, native to Ontario, Canada, can be used in poor quality soil.
- The region offers some wonderful native plants that can bring the moody and flowing look of these plant communities to your landscape.
- Seed heads are a great food source for birds, and large grasses attract helpful insects that become food for other animals.
- It works wonders at the edge of a water or bog garden and will spread when given ideal wet conditions.
“In the southeastern United States, grasses and grass-like herbaceous plants occur naturally in coastal areas, wet meadows and wire grass-longleaf pine ecosystems. The region offers some wonderful native plants that can bring the moody and flowing look of these plant communities to your landscape. Want a really natural looking landscape? Here are some options…”